Fallen Order gameplay • Eurogamer.net


EA has unveiled gameplay of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for the first time.

At EA Play, EA revealed 15 minutes of uncut gameplay showing Fallen Order’s Jedi-in-training Cal Kestis attempt to liberate wookiees on Kashyyyk.

The combat looks influenced by FromSoftware games, with third-person melee standoffs against Stormtroopers and more powerful Empire troops that involve timed blocks and dodges.

Abilities shown include force grabs, blaster fire deflection, Lightsaber-throwing and slow.

At one point, we see Cal freeze blaster fire in place, as Kylo Ren does in Star Wars: Episode 7 The Force Awakens, then pull the Stormtrooper who fired the blaster in font of the laser so it hits him in the back.

There’s also more than a whiff of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series, with climbing that sees the camera shift to an almost side-on perspective. There’s wall-running, too, which seems inspired by Respawn’s own Titanfall series.

Cal is accompanied by BD-1, an explorer droid who is used to open doors and and heal when Cal’s health is low.

Also of note, Cal’s mentor is Saw Gerrera, a character from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story played by Forest Whitaker.

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