Fact: Lightsabers are cool. Know what’s cooler? Lightsabers swung at a crisp 4K. That’s precisely what you’ll see in next-gen variations of Respawn’s metroidvania-ish Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, upgraded now for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. EA quietly launched the replace this morning.
Fallen Order’s official next-gen improve has been within the wings for a while, first announced by Lucasfilm Games in April. Yes, a January title update for the sport buffed the framerate (from 45fps to 60fps) on next-gen consoles. But that was simply an optimization, and one which didn’t even provide the bog-standard 4K decision that’s supplied by many spruced-up variations of last-gen video games. This is the actual deal.
The improve is free to those that already personal Fallen Order on PS4 or Xbox One, as long as you stick inside a console household (so, PS4 to PS5 or Xbox One to Xbox Series X/S). It’s value noting that Fallen Order is presently a part of the EA Play library, which makes it playable to Xbox house owners who subscribe to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
Fallen Order, launched in 2019, solid gamers as Cal Kestis, a younger Jedi padawan who survived Order 66, which noticed the downfall of the Jedi Order. Last yr, an replace launched on Star Wars Day added an arena mode, during which gamers might undertake a collection of progressively troublesome fight challenges. Also, you will get an orange lightsaber. Hell yeah.
Last yr, Kotaku reported that Respawn has a Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sequel within the works. Still no phrase a few potential sequel or spinoff. Put one other method, anybody aching for a Star Wars Jedi: Adventures Of Luminara Unduli would possibly wish to chug a pleasant heat glass of blue milk and wait a bit. Publisher EA is holding a not-E3 press convention on July 22.