Zampella said that it would be during the "dark times" and that naturally, players will pick up a lightsaber during the game. That places it between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and IV: A New Hope.
Respawn, perhaps best known recently for the Titanfall series, is going to have a small "tidbit" of a presence at E3, according to CEO Vince Zampella. Fans should expect the exemplary level of quality first established at Respawn with Titanfall, a game that epitomizes our studio's dedication to slick, larger-than-life action and fun, groundbreaking mechanics.
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order releases holiday 2019.
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This announcement comes just a few months after Electronic Arts announced the cancellation of the narrative-focused Star Wars title formally in development at Visceral Games.
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Dan Casey is the senior editor of Nerdist and the author of books about Star Wars and the Avengers.