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Digital Arts confirmed at this time that its new Star Wars title, Jedi: Survivor, is without doubt one of the video games to be proven at The Recreation Awards later this week. The information comes shortly after the sport’s projected launch date apparently leaked on its Steam web page. It has since been eliminated, however the web page briefly confirmed the sport would launch on March 15, 2023.
The writer additionally revealed Jedi: Survivor’s key artwork, which reveals a barely older, scruffier model of protagonist Cal Kestis. Now clad in a vest as an alternative of his signature poncho, he’s carrying his lightsaber (which, regardless of being customizable within the final recreation, nonetheless seems to be that of his late grasp, Jaro Tapal) and a brand new pistol. He’s accompanied by his stalwart droid, BD-1. Digital Arts beforehand revealed the teaser trailer for the sport throughout Might’s Star Wars Celebration.
The Steam web page briefly had an outline of what the sport will include (it has since been scrubbed). In response to a screenshot from Wario64, the sport will present what Cal has been as much as within the 5 years since Jedi: Fallen Order. It’ll characteristic expanded lightsaber fight, new planets and extra open-world exploration. The unique recreation, which launched in November 2019, bought 10 million copies by its sixth month, and it was one of many top-selling titles of 2020 within the twelve months after its launch.
Jedi: Survivor might be considered one of a number of video games proven at The Recreation Awards, a ceremony identified extra for its trailers than its titular trophies. Creator and emcee Geoff Keighley revealed in a Reddit AMA the occasion would characteristic “30-40 video games displaying new content material” and a “honest quantity” of fully new video games. Assuming the discharge date from the Steam web page is true, Jedi: Survivor will launch right into a packed first quarter of 2023, alongside Hearth Emblem Have interaction, Forspoken, Lifeless Area Remake, Hogwarts Legacy, Like a Dragon: Ishin!, Octopath Traveler II, Wo Lengthy: Fallen Dynasty and Resident Evil 4 Remake.
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