Star Wars Outlaws set for August 30 release date, story trailer shows crime bosses, high-wire robberies


Star Wars Outlaws received a new trailer on Tuesday, revealing key story details, more characters, and a release date. Ubisoft's action-adventure title will be released on August 30, 2024. The open world Star Wars game will put players in the shoes of Kay Wes, a rogue who is committing space heists in the Outer Rim at a time when criminal organizations are thriving. , Star Wars Outlaws is now available for pre-order on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series S/X platforms.

The official story trailer lays out the premise of the game, introducing various criminal organizations operating during the “Golden Age of the Underworld”. Star Wars Outlaws is set between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, when the Empire is embroiled in a long-running conflict with Rebel forces. Kay Wes, a rookie on the rise, finds himself at odds with the crime family Zerek Besh and its leader Sliro. Wes must face high-wire robberies with his partner Nix, and fight the galaxy's most dangerous crime syndicate, on his way to buying his freedom.

The trailer showcases criminal gangs, different planets, and the many criminals and scoundrels that Wes will encounter on his travels, including familiar faces from the Star Wars films like Jabba the Hutt. Wes must assemble a crew and find the right ship to take on the big job and find his freedom.

The Star Wars Outlaws trailer shows some action-packed encounters and shootouts. The game's first trailer, which dropped in June last year, showed off gameplay details. Developed by Ubisoft Massive, Star Wars Outlaws will feature an open world featuring both new and returning locations from the Star Wars universe. Players can explore the vast outdoors on their speeder vehicle, meet other pirates and take missions in cities and cantonments, and participate in dogfights aboard their ship.

Ubisoft also confirmed the game's editions along with a new story trailer. Star Wars Outlaws will be available in Standard, Gold, and Ultimate editions. Pre-ordering the latter two editions will give players three days early access to the game and some additional content, including a season pass that includes two post-launch DLCs.

Star Wars Outlaws is coming to PC, PS5, and Xbox Series S/X on August 30th.

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