Star Wars Jedi: Survivor introduced at Star Wars Celebration

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EA and Respawn Entertainment introduced Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, the sequel to 2019’s Jedi: Fallen Order, throughout day two of the annual Star Wars Celebration on Friday. During the occasion, a reproduction of BD-1 — one of many droids featured within the first game — joined the occasion’s host on stage to premiere a teaser trailer for the upcoming sequel.

The trailer confirmed that the primary game’s protagonist, Cal Kestis, would return for the sequel. From the appears of it, not solely will Cal should face off towards one more daunting darkish facet foe, however he’ll additionally seemingly battle with being a frontrunner — an comprehensible difficulty contemplating the galaxy is below the Empire’s thumb at this level within the Star Wars timeline. The game is about to launch for the Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC in 2023, however no particular launch window was supplied. The game is not going to launch on last-gen consoles.

“We’re leveraging advanced technology to create more dynamic Jedi combat and cinematic storytelling to expand on Cal’s story as he matures and survives during the dark times,” mentioned game director Stig Asmussen in a press launch. “We can’t wait to share more about the game with the world later this year.”

EA additionally specified that the game can be set 5 years after the top of Jedi: Fallen Order, which, coincidentally, can be when the continued Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence is about within the Star Wars timeline. Obi-Wan himself not too long ago entered the video video games house by turning into a playable pores and skin in Fortnite.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor was leaked earlier this month by notable trade reporter Jeff Grubb. When he unveiled the identify, Grubb additionally accurately alleged that the game can be unique to current-gen consoles.

Jedi: Survivor is considered one of three Star Wars titles at the moment in improvement at EA. In a multi-game deal introduced earlier this 12 months, EA and Respawn additionally confirmed {that a} new first-person shooter and a technique game have been additionally in improvement.