With just a few days after the release of the newest (or last) Star Wars movie, Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, more Star Wars stuff just swooped in today with the announcement of the newest Star Wars game courtesy of EA and Respawn Entertainment, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Origin platforms.

This latest foray into the world of Star Wars introduces us to Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan played by Gotham‘s Cameron Monaghan, trying to survive the purge of the Jedi Order. Set after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, we’ll be able to experience how Cal has been able to survive after Order 66 was issued and how he’ll have to complete his Jedi training and get his own lightsaber while staying one step ahead of the Empire and it’s Inquisitors.

Many Star Wars fans, ourselves included, are really interested in the dark times, so we wanted to explore that mysterious, dangerous period, The team at Lucasfilm have been amazing collaborators, helping us explore and further develop this part of the timeline where the Empire is at the height of its power and any remaining Jedi are in hiding. Within this narrative, we’ve crafted a game with intense, yet thoughtful and fun melee combat using the lightsaber and Force powers, allowing anyone to fulfill their Jedi fantasy.

Said by Stig Asmussen, Game Director at Respawn Entertainment.

When Respawn approached us with the idea for this game, we were immediately supportive. A single player, story-driven title in the Star Wars universe was exactly what we were looking for, and we know the fans have been eager for one, as well, Focusing on Cal stepping back into the shoes of a Jedi post Order 66 opens up a lot of gameplay opportunities and rich story threads to develop for this new character and his backstory.

said Steve Blank, Director, Franchise Content & Strategy, Lucasfilm Story Group.

According to the brief I got here are some of the things that we can expect from the new game.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is designed with gameplay as a top priority in order to deliver the kind of intense Star Wars lightsaber battles that are seen in the films. Brought to life by Respawn, a studio known for high-quality games that are both visually beautiful and technically masterful, players will use their Jedi training to create different melee combinations with an innovative lightsaber combat system and Force abilities. Players will also use traversal and other platforming abilities to strategically overcome opponents and solve puzzles in their path across this galaxy-spanning adventure. Star Wars fans will recognize iconic locations, weapons, gear, and enemies, while also meeting a roster of fresh characters, locations, creatures, droids and adversaries new to Star Wars.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is set to be released this year, November 15, 2019. Pre-orders are now up for the game on the Fallen Order website.