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Star Wars Jedi Survivor Novel and Artwork Guide Introduced for 2023

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

Picture: Respawn Leisure/Lucasfilm/EA

2019’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order wound up being a method larger success than anybody would’ve anticipated, and years later, stays notable for being one of many few current Star Wars video games to not have any actual baggage hooked up to it. Its sequel, Jedi Survivor, is hitting in 2023, and now that it’s a recognized success, Lucasfilm and EA are going to present it an even bigger push. And you already know what means: a tie-in novel.

On Friday, the Star Wars website revealed the upcoming novel, Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars. Written by Sam Maggs (Ratchet & Clank: Rift Aside, Name of Obligation: Vanguard), the novel will see Cal Kestis and the remainder of the Stinger Mantis crew embark on an journey set between Fallen Order and Survivor. On condition that the primary trailer for Survivor noticeably didn’t characteristic the Mantis crew in any respect save for Cal and his droid good friend BD-1, so possibly this ebook will lay the muse for that cut up—whether or not beneath pressured circumstances, or a pure erosion of the crew’s friendship. Search for it to reach on March 7, 2023.

Star Wars is not any stranger to tie-in novels, however Fallen Order was very a lot missing in a single again in 2019. As an alternative, Marvel Comics printed a five-part prequel miniseries targeted on Cere Junda and Eno Cordova, the previous of whom turns into Cal’s mentor within the sport and possibly ought to’ve simply been the protagonist to start with. The truth is, Battle Scars marks the primary novel for a Star Wars online game in six years, with the final being 2017’s Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden.

Together with the novel, Jedi Survivor shall be getting its personal artwork ebook. For those who’re ever curious in regards to the improvement historical past of a online game, this’ll be one to get, because it’ll characteristic idea artwork from the entire sport, together with commentary from the builders and an full shade hardcover. This ebook shall be hitting on Could 2, 2023. With how shut artwork books normally launch to their supply materials—the unique Fallen Order’s artwork ebook got here out 4 days after the sport, for instance—we could also be taking a look at a late April launch for Survivor. Assuming it doesn’t get delayed, after all.

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