Star Wars Outlaws: Exploring Jedi: Survivor’s Unconventional Approach
Star Wars Outlaws, an upcoming open-world game by Ubisoft, is set to offer a different experience from the Star Wars Jedi franchise. The game follows protagonist Kay Vess, a scoundrel trying to survive under the rule of the Galactic Empire. While Kay primarily relies on her blaster pistol, it would be exciting if she could temporarily wield a lightsaber for a unique gameplay experience.
Star Wars games have been successful in recent years, with titles like Fallen Order and Jedi: Survivor gaining popularity. Now, Star Wars Outlaws aims to continue this trend. The game presents a polar-opposite experience to Jedi, with Kay Vess being far from a Jedi herself. Instead, she is a scoundrel navigating the criminal underworld while trying to evade the Empire’s grasp. Players can expect to encounter various criminal syndicates and potentially have to make difficult decisions to survive.
In Jedi: Survivor, the protagonist Cal Kestis, though not a traditional Jedi, was able to wield a lightsaber. In Star Wars Outlaws, it would be interesting if Kay could have a similar moment. Considering her role as a scoundrel, it would add a unique dynamic to the gameplay. It could be a fun addition to have a lightsaber obtainable from a black market merchant or found on a fallen enemy. Given the timeframe of the game, between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, lightsabers would be rare and valuable, offering an opportunity for interesting gameplay scenarios.
The inclusion of a lightsaber could be a thrilling and valuable element, whether it is obtained temporarily or discarded after a scripted sequence. It would provide players with a taste of the Jedi experience while highlighting Kay’s scoundrel persona. However, the game could also choose to focus solely on Kay’s existing weapons, such as her blaster and fragmentation grenades.
Star Wars Outlaws is set to release in 2024 for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S. With its unique take on the Star Wars universe and the potential for a lightsaber-wielding scoundrel, the game promises to be an exciting addition to the franchise for fans and gamers alike.