New Star Wars Game Could Be Teased at EA Play

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He also confirmed you'd be playing a Jedi in the title, which takes place when they're being hunted during a period of "dark times".

Respawn showed off its upcoming Star Wars game during EA's Play event today ahead of the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.

The game details weren't revealed too much as of yet, but Zampella hinted that players could be in for some "dark times", possibly indicating a gameplay setting that takes place during the downfall of the Jedi, as depicted in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. EA's acquisition of Respawn was said to be in pursuit of a new Titanfall game, but there haven't been any announcements or leaks about that one yet. Given the aftermath of Emperor Palpatine's Order 66, which authorized the systematic execution and mass murder of all Jedi, the game will presumably put you in the robes of a Jedi on the run, marked for death by a totalitarian superpower and forced to lurk in the shadows to escape extinction.

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"Jedi Fallen Order" is expected to launch during the holiday season next year. Best of all, this sounds like a return to form for gamers yearning for a return to the days of games like Jedi Knight, Jedi Outcast, and Jedi Academy. Let us know in the comments below! "On top of that, I get to do it at Respawn, a studio comprised of the most talented collection of game makers, creators, visionaries, and (most importantly) advocates for the player, that I have had the good fortune to work with".

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