Cameron Monaghan teases Cal Kestis’ growth in Star Wars Jedi Survivor

Cal Kestis in key art for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.

picture: Respawn / EA / Lucasfilm

During late 2010, when it looked like that star Wars Video games will become more prominent for their differences rather than the games themselves, according to a release from Respawn Entertainment Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. That game resonated with the masses that allowed EA to create it more star Wars Toys (And other studios have taken a stab at the property), and a sequel is guaranteed in form eat survivor.

before the game was shown Game Awards Earlier in the week, actor Cameron Monaghan (who plays fallen regime And the survivor Cal Kestis Chief spoke to him Entertainment Weekly About the next sequel. survivor The game picks up five years after the original, and as one of the last surviving Jedi in the galaxy, he has become one of the Empire’s most valuable targets. “We’re putting Cal in circumstances that are so challenging that he’s desperate,” Monaghan said. “Trying to find that fight, and how you’re supposed to fight in a seemingly hopeless situation, is an interesting question that we wanted to hit right away.”

Since Cal became more popular in the five-year gap between the two games, Monaghan indicated that it would change the way he interacted with the world and his view of the galaxy. He admitted wanting to see “what a number of years of fighting in a desperate situation would look like for the character”. In a separate interview with IGN, and further added that Cal would be affected by being alone for so long; The Stinger Mantis crew went their separate ways, and Cal’s primary companion was his trusty droid BD-1. “Going from planet to planet and seeing an increasingly desperate situation must be very lonely. […] Desperate times call for desperate measures and it becomes very difficult for him even to understand what he is fighting to protect, or where he must go.”

He might be alone at the beginning of the game, and Cale wouldn’t be completely alone during it survivor game time. In addition to reuniting with the Stinger crew – fellow Jedi survivor Cere Junda (Debra Wilson) is seen in the trailer – Cal will also make some new allies during his second voyage. At the moment, the most important, as shown in the trailer, is Bode Akuna. played before Horizon Forbidden West Nawshir Dalal, Monaghan told EW he and Cal are “like brothers in arms… I think they have a mutual respect and understanding for each other.” eat survivor It’s a single-player affair like its predecessor, but it looks like Bode will be hanging around for a while: we see him save Cal from falling to his death, and the two take down a tag-team on a stormtrooper.

Monaghan told EW that survivor It would be a “more mature… darker” story compared to fallen regime But it will still maintain the adventurous spirit that made the first game’s story so interesting. He added that it was important to find that spirit in the sequel, while also challenging Cal and his views on the galaxy. “You don’t want things to be bleak for the sake of being bleak… [Cal] It’s going to ask some really big questions and I think people are going to be surprised by it. Hopefully we’ll be able to hit people with a few punches in the gut along the way.”

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor It will be released on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S and PC on March 17, 2023.


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