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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Respawn Entertainment
Release Date: Nov. 15, 2019

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'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' (ALL) Gets Optimized For PS5 And Xbox Series X|S

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2021 @ 9:05 a.m. PST

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a third-person action adventure game that features an authentic story set shortly after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, when the Jedi have fallen.

Fans will play as a young Padawan named Cal Kestis, brought to life by Cameron Monaghan (Shameless, Gotham), who has survived Order 66, the Emperor's secret decree to eliminate all Jedi. Players must pick up the pieces of Cal’s shattered past to complete his training and master the art of the iconic lightsaber - all while staying one step ahead of the Empire and its deadly Inquisitors.

Players will meet Cal on Bracca, a brand-new Star Wars planet and one of several new locations introduced in the game. Cal is hiding from the Empire in plain sight but is forced to go on the run when he exposes his Force powers. Along the way, Cal will make new friends, like his mysterious companion Cere, as well as run into some familiar faces, all while being accompanied by his faithful droid BD-1. Cal’s flight from the Empire is made even more dangerous as he is being pursued by the Second Sister, one of the Empire’s elite Inquisitors, who seeks to hunt Cal down and extinguish this surviving Jedi. Assisting the Second Sister are the terrifying Purge Troopers, special Imperial forces trained to seek out Jedi and aid the Inquisitors in their dastardly work.

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.

Today, Respawn Entertainment and Lucasfilm released an update for the critically-acclaimed galaxy spanning adventure game, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order. The patch focuses specifically on backwards compatibility performance for next-gen consoles, including improved framerates, higher resolution experiences and new dynamic resolution ranges.

Below you will find the release notes for this update, which improves backwards compatibility performance specifically on the latest generation of consoles.

High Level Summary of Features:

  • Improved framerate on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5
  • Improved dynamic resolution ranges, for a higher resolution experience on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5
  • Improved post-processing resolution for Xbox Series X and PS5. (Not Xbox Series S)

Console Specifics:

  • Xbox Series S
    • Framerate has been increased to 60 FPS (up from 45 FPS)
  • Xbox Series X Performance mode
    • Framerate has been increased to 60 FPS
    • Dynamic resolution added in the range of 1080p to 1440p
  • Xbox Series X Normal mode (non-performance mode)
    • Postprocessing has been increased to 4K
    • Dynamic resolution in the range of 1512p to 2160p
  • PlayStation 5
    • Framerate has been increased to 60 FPS (up from 45 FPS)
    • Postprocessing increased to 1440p
    • Dynamic resolution has been disabled and the game is rendering at 1200p (up from 810-1080p)

 

Key Features:

  • Cinematic, Immersive Combat – Jedi: Fallen Order delivers the fantasy of becoming a Jedi through its innovative lightsaber combat system – striking, parrying, dodging - partnered with a suite of powerful Force abilities you’ll need to leverage to overcome obstacles that stand in your way. This combat system is intuitive to pick up, but takes training and practice to fully master its nuances as you gain new powers and abilities along your adventure.
  • A New Jedi Story Begins - As a former Padawan on the run from the Empire, you must complete your training before Imperial Inquisitors discover your plan to revive the Jedi Order. Aided by a former Jedi Knight, a cantankerous pilot, and a fearless droid, you must escape the evil machinations of the Empire in a story-driven adventure. Explore and overcome a wide range of challenges focused on combat, exploration, and puzzle-solving.
  • The Galaxy Awaits - Ancient forests, windswept rock faces, and haunted jungles are all unique biomes you’ll explore in Jedi: Fallen Order, with the freedom to decide when and where you go next. As you unlock new powers and abilities, opportunities open up to re-traverse maps in new ways; leveraging the Force to augment the way you explore. Move quickly, however, as the Empire is actively hunting your every step in their effort to exterminate all remnants of the Jedi Order.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is available now for Xbox One, PS4 and PC via Origin.


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