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Is Star Wars Jedi Survivor A Sequel? (Answered)

Wondering if it's a direct sequel or a prequel. Here's everything to know if the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is a sequel to Jedi Fallen Order.

With the surprise news of the upcoming Jedi Survivor, the entire Star Wars community is excited for what’s next in line. While it took almost three years for the developers to completely bake this one, the Force is too strong with this one. What makes it more interesting is both of these games are canon to the main universe. But as players see a bearded and weary-looking Cal Kestis, they are quite confused about the game’s timeline. Not to worry, here’s where you can find out if Star Wars Jedi Survivor is a sequel to Fallen Order or not.

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Is Star Wars Jedi Survivor a Sequel to Fallen Order

The answer to that question is Yes. The upcoming Jedi Survivor is a direct sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The Star Wars Jedi Survivor will be set five years after the events of Fallen Order. It will follow Cal Kestis and his saga to revive the mythic Jedi Order. Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that its timeline is set for the year 9 BBY. Surprisingly, this is the exact year the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series is set. That being said, it will be pretty interesting to see Cameron Monaghan as Cal Kestis in a limited Disney+ show or a movie, someday.

is star wars jedi survivor a sequel

The game was quite recently revealed at the Game Awards 2022 with a release date and trailer. The Star Wars: Jedi Survivor will be rolling out next year, on March 17No longer a Padawan and fully grown into a Jedi Knight, it will be fun to see Cal against the Empire.

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You can check out the entire Reveal Trailer below:

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For the fans that haven’t played Fallen Order, it is set Five years after the tragic events of Order 66 (or Anakin having borderline personality disorder). Since it is canon to the Star Wars timeline, it is also five years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. So, that makes Jedi Survivor 10 years after the events of Order 66.

But similar to Jedi Fallen Order, will it be open-world? Scroll till the end to find out.

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Is Jedi Survivor Open-World

From the trailers, it’s pretty clear that Jedi Survivor features an open-world landscape with some new gameplay elements. Similar to the previous installment, we are about to get lots of Star Wars-themed cinematic combat. Along with Cal, his buddy droid BD-1 will also be returning for the adventure. Having said that, we might as well see the remaining crew including Merrin, Greez, and Cere.

is star wars jedi survivor a sequel

Apart from Cal bashing the Stroomtroopers, we also see a potential antagonist arising from the bacta-tank. So, it will be exciting to see more of this unknown character. We also get several snippets of the cutscenes from the trailers. As confirmed by Respawn, several new gameplay mechanics have also been added to Jedi Survivor. Furthermore, the game will also feature additional lightsaber combat styles and new Force techniques. As you discover new untamed planets and galaxies, you will also come across known frontiers.

The Jedi Survivor will be available for Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 5, and PC platforms on March 17, 2024. May the Force Be with You!

That’s everything covered about if the Star Wars Jedi Survivor is a sequel to Fallen Order. If you liked this guide, check out our Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Guides and more Video Gaming Guides right here on Gamer Tweak.