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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launch trailer will help you stay on target until November 15

The Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launch trailer is here, and it has a little bit of everything: exploration, exposition, and lightsaber duels with hulking Imperial Inquisitors. Developer Respawn Entertainment and publisher Electronic Arts confirmed earlier this month that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (opens in new tab) had gone gold (opens in new tab) ahead of its November 15 release date, and it looks like everything is finally on track for the new narrative-focused, action-packed Star Wars game that fans have been waiting on for roughly a decade.

The launch trailer begins and ends with Cal clashing with the Ninth Sister, an Inquisitor whose emperor-given mission is to hunt down and kill any Jedi that remain after the purge seen in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. Though the purge looked pretty thorough in the movie, it wasn't quite as effective as the new Empire would have hoped: our hero, Cal Kestis, is a surviving Padawan of the Jedi Order, and his new mentor Cere Junda (who says the "We've lost" line) is a surviving Knight herself.

It looks like Cal Kestis is approaching the ancient Jedi temple we got to see in our hands-on preview (opens in new tab), meeting one of its mysterious guardians. We had to do a lot more platforming and puzzle solving to get there when we were actually playing the game, but that probably wouldn't seem as cool in a minute-long trailer.

On top of giving us a new look at the game, EA confirmed today that it will release Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on Steam, as part of a new partnership with Valve. This comes after years of keeping EA games on their own separate Origin PC launcher, and it's only the start of a larger collaboration between the two companies.

Prepare to embark on your next journey in a galaxy far, far away with our guide to Star Wars viewing order (opens in new tab).

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