Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is delayed, EA has announced. The next sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will be released on April 28about six weeks after its original date.
In a statement published in the social mediadirector Stig Asmussen has explained the reasons for the delay and has stated that the team is focused on polishing the final version and improving performance.
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The statement says thus:
“For the past three years, the Respawn Jedi team has poured their hearts and souls into Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, and we’re proud to say that the next chapter in the Cal Kestis story is complete. Now we’re focused on the final phase. – Bug fixes to improve performance, stability, polish and most importantly the player experience.
Jedi: Survivor is a direct response to feedback from our community, with expansive destinations to explore, evolved combat and navigation, and of course, the continuation of Cal and BD’s story. Making this game has made us a better team, and we’ve done our best to make it the sequel to Star Wars that our fans have come to expect from Respawn and Lucasfilm Games.
In order for the team to meet Respawn’s quality bar, give it the time it needs, and achieve the level of polish our fans deserve, we’ve added a crucial six weeks to our release schedule. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will be released globally on April 28.
Thank you to EA and Respawn for giving us the time to provide the best experience for our players, and to all of you for your understanding.”
First announced last May, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is the sequel to Respawn’s first installment, a game that attracted fans. more than 20 million players in its multiple versions. Casting Cal Kestis as a Jedi on the run from the Purge, Fallen Order received praise for its excellent combat and overall strong story, but was criticized for its lack of polish.
That has been a particular problem at EA in recent years. In 2021, Battlefield 2042 was heavily criticized for its launch problemsand while its development team has worked tirelessly to address community feedback, it still suffers from various issues.
In December, we had the chance to speak with Cal Kestis actor Cameron Monaghan about his desire to see Cal teaming up with Yaddle. What do you think of this idea?
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will be released on April 28, 2023 on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC. Check here the rest of the important releases for this year.