STAR WARS OUTLAWS: Official Story Trailer and Exciting Release Date Revealed

Experience a crime-filled story and take on the biggest heist the galaxy has ever seen in Star Wars Outlaws.
Star Wars Outlaws title card

After months of rumors and leaks hitting the internet this morning, Massive Entertainment and Ubisoft unveiled the story trailer for Star Wars Outlaws, and it’s coming a lot sooner than you may have thought.

Steal from criminal organizations in Star Wars Outlaws

We knew it was coming soon, but Ubisoft finally pulled back the curtain on Massive Entertainment’s upcoming Star Wars project.

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As the name suggests, Star Wars Outlaws features a robust story focusing on the criminal underbelly of the Star Wars universe. Players will control Kay Vess, an underworld scoundrel, as she embarks on one of the biggest heists the galaxy has ever seen. What’s tying Kay down is unclear, but this job is her ticket to freedom, so the stakes have never been higher.

Kay Vess climbing up wall

The trailer shows Kay navigating the shady criminal world, interacting with syndicates like the Zerek Besh, led by the mysterious and powerful Sliro, and the newly introduced Ashiga Clan. Familiar faces include the Hutt Cartel, Pyke Syndicate, and Crimson Dawn. According to Ubisoft’s developer breakdown, your reputation with the criminal organizations will change Star Wars Outlaws, gaining access to new vendors, jobs, and locations as you grow.

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Star Wars Outlaws, developed by Massive (The Division, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora), is the first game in a galaxy far, far away to feature a fully open world, taking place between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. It allows players to explore everything from the dunes of Tatooine to the vast depths of space. As Kay, you’ll build your crew, amass weapons, and find the right ships to complete your heist while dodging Vail, a powerful bounty hunter sent after you by Sliro.

Star Wars Outlaws releases for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on August 30, 2024.

Check out the story trailer below!

What do you think about the story trailer for Star Wars Outlaws? Will it live up to the hype? Are you getting it on day one? Let us know your thoughts and opinions on social media, and keep following The Illuminerdi for more content like this.

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