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‘Star Wars: Fallen Jedi Order beginning of new franchise’

June 5th, 2020 by Marc Comments

Good news for fans of Star Wars: Fallen Jedi Order as it seems that the EA game isn’t a one-off but rather the start of a franchise.

Let’s hope it is treated better than The Force Unleashed or 1313… who’s with me?


EA CEO Andrew Wilson has said that Fallen Order is the “first title in an entirely new franchise”.

The game launched in November  and has sole well reached well over 10 million unique players across PC, PS4, and Xbox One, so it’s a solid hit.

“Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is one of the breakout titles of the last several years. More than 10 million unique players have joined the game since launch, a rare achievement for a first title in an entirely new franchise. It’s a meticulously well-crafted game, and it continues to give fans a deeply engaging and original Star Wars experience,” Wilson said.

Full disclosure, I’ve not played the game yet although I bought one on the day of release (yay, me!), but I’ve got it on really good authority that, like The Mandalorian and Clone Wars, it was a highlight of Star Wars in the past six months, so I’m certainly looking forward to sitting down – probably when I’m old and grey – and playing it.

Have you played it? What were your thoughts? Let me know, gang…

In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, players take on the role of Cal Kestis (voiced by Cameron Monaghan), a former Padawan hiding in plain sight after the Jedi were all but wiped out after Order 66 was executed by The Emperor.

When he’s forced on the run, Cal is quickly met by his companions Cere Junda, a former Jedi Knight played by Debra Wilson and Greez, the larger-than-life Latero pilot voiced by Daniel Roebuck, who flies the crew’s ship known as the Stinger Mantis.

BD-1, Cal’s faithful droid that’s as charming as he is useful, will help players navigate and explore diverse planets including the Wookiee homeworld, Kashyyyk, and the never-before-seen planet Zeffo. Cal and his companions are trying to stay one step ahead of the Empire and his new enemy, the Inquisition’s Second Sister, while they unravel a mystery tied to an ancient alien civilization that could help rebuild the Jedi Order.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is now available both digitally and in stores on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC via Origin, Steam, and the Epic Games Store. 

Source: NME

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….