Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order trailer, gameplay details and release date revealed

Joann Johnston
April 14, 2019

Be sure to check out the reveal of Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order tomorrow at 11:30 PST here. The game also features a new flavor of Stormtroopers dubbed Purgetroopers, who look as menacing as their name suggests thanks to their imposing black armor and heavy weapons. That's no easy task, but if its first trailer is any indication, The Rise Of Skywalker will be seamlessly incorporating elements from the older movies in with the newer ones, which will hopefully result in a satisfying conclusion for Star Wars fans of all ages. Via CBR, Monaghan called Cal "really distinct... but he has this sort of grit to him". "They're equals", Asmussen said of their relationship. One tool BD has is a spotlight. Ben Burtt, legendary sound designer, worked on Beedee.

The footage reveal came as part of the Jedi: Fallen Order panel on Saturday, April 13, when the studios also announced a release date for and several details about the game. For example, it may be possible to upgrade the lightsaber over the course of the game to deal with tougher enemies or to change the plasma blade's color with a new lightsaber crystal.

Jedi: Fallen Order follows Cal Kestis, a young Padawan who is on the run from the Empire, specifically an Elite Inquisitor known as the Second Sister. The panelists brought out physical representations of the troopers on stage, and yes, they are exactly as intimidating as you think. It was described as "thoughtful combat".

If you've felt burned by EA before, even this trailer should reassure you somewhat.

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Later today at 1.30PM Central Time - 19.30PM for us here in the UK - EA and Respawn Entertainment (developers of Titanfall and Apex Legends) will kick off their big reveal event for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, which is scheduled to last for an hour.

Zampella concluded: "It takes a village to raise a Jedi". The question now is how Leia leaves the film; after how things ended for Han and Luke, is it too much to hope she just retires to a nice tropical vacation planet?

A galaxy-spanning adventure awaits in STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order, a 3rd person action-adventure title from Respawn Entertainment.

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