Star Wars Jedi Survivor Novel and Art Book announced for 2023

Cal Kestis and BD-1 in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

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2019 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order ended up being a far bigger success than anyone could have expected, and years later remains notable for being one of the few recent star wars games so as not to have any real baggage attached to them. Its sequel, jedi survivor, hits in 2023, and now that it’s a known hit, Lucasfilm and EA are going to give it a bigger boost. And you know what it means: a linked novel.

Friday, the Star Wars website revealed the upcoming novel, Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars. Written by Sam Maggs (Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Call of Duty: Vanguard), the novel will see Cal Kestis and the rest of the Stinger Mantis team embark on an adventure between Fallen order and Survivor. Since the first trailer for Survivor obviously didn’t feature the Mantis crew at all, except for Cal and his droid friend BD-1, so maybe this book will lay the groundwork for that split, whether in forced circumstances or a natural erosion of crew friendship. Expect it to arrive on March 7, 2023.

star wars is no stranger to related novelsbut Fallen order Many were missing in 2019. Instead, Marvel Comics released a five-part prequel miniseries focusing on Cere Junda and Eno Cordova, the former of whom becomes Cal’s mentor in the game and probably should have been the protagonist. to start. with. In reality, War wounds marks the first novel of a star wars video game in six years, the last being that of 2017 Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden.

Along with the novel, jedi survivor will get his own art book. If you’re ever curious about the history of video game development, this will be the one, as it will feature concept art of the entire game, along with developer commentary and a full-color hardcover. This book will be released on May 2, 2023. With the usual proximity of art books to their source material – the original Fallen order the art book came out four days after the game, for example – we might be looking at a late April release for Survivor. Assuming it’s not retarded, of course.

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