Until then, fans can look forward to the title's November 15 launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PCs.
Cal Kestis (played by Cameron Monaghan of Shameless and Gotham fame) is the lead character of Fallen Order. Respawn has worked closely with Disney and Lucasfilm. Additionally, Cal won't be the only Force user in the game beyond the Second Sister. Aided by a former Jedi Knight, a cantankerous pilot and a fearless droid, you must escape the evil machinations of the Empire in a story-driven adventure. There a new Troopers called Purge Troopers and they were actually hidden away on a cover of a recent Star Wars comic before being revealed for the new game.
When Abrams signed on to direct Star Wars 9, the film had an existing script by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, which Trevorrow meant to direct before departing the film over creative differences. Specifically, those dark times fallen between the first two Star Wars trilogies, following Order 66 when the Jedi were branded as traitors to the Republic. "Within this narrative, we've crafted a game with intense, yet thoughtful and fun melee combat using the lightsaber and Force powers, allowing anyone to fulfill their Jedi fantasy".
Lucasfilm has chose to put Star Wars movies on hiatus after the release of Episode IX, Rise of Skywalker, to focus on their shows for parent company Disney's upcoming streaming service.
Respawn Entertainment wants a combat system that is easy to pick up, but that will also have "a lot of depth to it". The hotly anticipated game from Apex Legends and Titanfall 2 developer Respawn was announced at EA's pre-E3 2018 event. They were very tight-lipped beyond that, but it was made explicitly clear that this particular lightsaber will play a major part in the game's story. 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.