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Video GameStar Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 11 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer, @JonahMonaghan, Jo Robertson, Rich Adams and Ben Kendall.


Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a fighting-adventure game set five years after Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and 14 years before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. Young Jedi Padawan Cal Kestis is hunted through the galaxy by the Galactic Empire, whilst trying to complete his Jedi training and restore the now wiped out Jedi Order.

You navigate different worlds, encountering different enemies and taking on a range of missions. It plays similarly to the Batman Arkham games, with hard-hitting tactical combat being matched with traversal. Like that game, Fallen Order is an open rather than open-world game, where you unlock more areas to explore as you progress.

The fighting is largely tactical lightsaber fights. Enemies include imperial soldiers, indigenous animals and sci-fi creatures. You improve your fighting abilities as the stories progress and work through a detailed skill tree.

It's a hard game, although not as unforgiving as Dark Souls, but there are difficulty settings that you can use to make the experience more manageable.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 15/01/2019, updated in 2019

Price: 88% off

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Adventure (Fighting, Narrative, Platform, Shooting and Traversal)

Accessibility: 30 features

Developer: Respawn (@Respawn)




Play Time: This game will take between 17 hours and 22 hours to complete.

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 with sustained depictions of violence towards human characters and strong violence. Violence consists of frequent lightsabre battles between your player and members of the Empire forces. While there are no blood or visible wounds shown, responses to the violence are realistic but not gross, even when a fantasy character has a hand cut off. When defeated, enemies fall to the ground and remain there for a short while, enough to pile up in busy areas.

Rated for younger players in the US. ESRB TEEN for Mild Language and Violence.

Skill Rating

12+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content.


Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order usually costs £34.99 to £69.99. 

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Deluxe Edition

There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.
Although there are no in-game purchases you can get extra skins and background content (Crimson BD-1 skin, Crimson Mantis skin, Digital art book, “Director’s Cut” behind the scenes videos) by purchasing the Deluxe version. If you have EA Access you get a discounted price and extra Vanguard BD-1 and Vanguard Mantis skins. 


Our Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Accessibility Report documents 30 accessibility features:
Customize game difficulty by adjusting enemies and combat targeting. Auto-targeting also helps. You can opt to skip sections where you rapidly press buttons to advance. You can disable the need to hold a button to climb. Holding a button to confirm/interact with something can be changed to a button press. During puzzle segments, you can ask for hints.

There's a game map you can access at any time. It shows you newly discovered areas, and marks those you can't pass through yet in red. These then change to green once you have the power-up to get through.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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