Discover the World of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order in the StarWars.com Databank

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This past weekend, we got our first look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gameplay, the new video game debuting on consoles and PC later this year. But much to learn we still have.

Set in the dark times, soon after the execution of Order 66, the game’s story takes place at a time in the galaxy when the Jedi Order has been destroyed and remaining survivors have been scattered across the galaxy and are being hunted down by the Empire’s nefarious Inquisitors. Now you can learn all about some of the main characters and other new details in the official StarWars.com Databank entries for the game.

Cal Kestis in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

Our hero, Cal Kestis, a former Jedi Padawan, has gone into hiding. Living as a member of the Scrapper Guild, Cal conceals his abilities with the Force until a work accident forces him out of hiding.

Bracca in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

The Guild operates on the planet of Bracca, an inhospitable world in the Mid Rim where decommissioned ships are brought to be dismantled and sold off for parts.

The game includes new droids, a never-before-seen stormtrooper design, and other new characters.

Cal Kestis in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

There’s BD-1, a companion droid programmed as the ideal assistant for researchers and adventurous explorers, serving as Cal’s lifeline and guide.

Purge troopers in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

And among the young Jedi’s opponents, players will battle the Second Sister Inquisitor, an expert lightsaber duelist assisted by the purge troopers, an elite class of Imperial soldier specially trained to help the Inquisitors hunt down and snuff out Force-sensitive beings across the galaxy.

Plus, explore other entries for hints at what else you’ll discover in-game, from Saw Gerrera to the planet of Kashyyyk.

You can learn more about the gameplay through our coverage of the recent panel at EA Play and our breakdown of the newly-released trailer.

Associate Editor Kristin Baver is a writer and all-around sci-fi nerd who always has just one more question in an inexhaustible list of curiosities. Sometimes she blurts out “It’s a trap!” even when it’s not. Want to talk more about The Clone Wars? Hop on Twitter and tell @KristinBaver what you thought about today’s episode.

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Discover the World of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order in the StarWars.com Databank

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Save on Classic Star Wars Games During Steam’s Winter Sale!

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Want to get yourself — or the gamer in your life — a gift for the holidays? Now’s your chance: the entire catalogue of classic Star Wars games on Steam are currently on sale for up to 65% off, making for some amazing Star Wars deals that would even impress Lando Calrissian. You can save on critically-acclaimed hits like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (65% off), Star Wars Episode I: Racer (25% off), Star Wars: Empire at War — Gold Pack (60% off), and many, many more — as well as some other Lucasfilm-produced gems of yesteryear. The sale ends January 3, so punch it and check out the full list below!

Star Wars: Empire at War key art.

Star Wars: Empire at War – Gold Pack

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic key art.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Star Wars The Force Unleashed II key art.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

Star Wars Battlefront II (Classic, 2005) key art.

Star Wars: Battlefront II (Classic, 2005)

Plus these other amazing titles:

  • LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Star Wars : The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes
  • Star Wars: Dark Forces
  • Star Wars Episode I: Racer
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Saga
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight – Jedi Academy
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight II – Jedi Outcast
  • Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
  • Star Wars: Rebel Assault I  
  • Star Wars: Rebel Assault II
  • Star Wars: Rebellion
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D
  • Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
  • Star Wars: Starfighter
  • Star Wars: TIE Fighter Special Edition
  • Star Wars: X-Wing 
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Special Edition
  • Star Wars : X-Wing vs TIE Fighter – Balance of Power Campaigns

  • Afterlife
  • Armed and Dangerous
  • The Curse of Monkey Island
  • The Dig
  • Escape from Monkey Island
  • Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb
  • Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
  • Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures
  • LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues
  • LOOM
  • Lucidity
  • Maniac Mansion
  • Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge
  • Outlaws + A Handful of Missions
  • Sam & Max Hit the Road
  • The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
  • Thrillville: Off the Rails
  • Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

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Battlefront II and More Classic Star Wars Games Arrive on EA Access, Origin Access, and Origin

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For Star Wars gamers, the holidays have come early.

Modern favorite Star Wars Battlefront II and several classic Star Wars games, including Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, are now available on EA Access, Origin Access, and Origin. Subscribers to EA Access and Origin Access, all-you-can-play membership services, can enjoy these titles at no additional cost; in addition, games arriving for individual purchase on Origin are currently discounted at 60% in celebration of their release. Check out the complete list of games below!

EA Access

Star Wars Battlefront II (2017)

Origin Access

Star Wars Battlefront II (2017)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
Star Wars: Rebel Assault 1 + 2

Origin (titles are currently offered at a 60% discount)

Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005) – $3.99 (reg. $9.99)
Star Wars: Empire at War – $7.99 (reg. $19.99)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – $3.99 (reg. $9.99)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords – $3.99 (reg. $9.99)
Star Wars: Rebel Assault 1 + 2 – $3.99 (reg. $9.99)
Star Wars: X-Wing vs TIE Fighter – Balance of Power Campaigns – $3.99 (reg. $9.99)

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Battlefront II and More Classic Star Wars Games Arrive on EA Access, Origin Access, and Origin