Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Developer Says They Were Denied a POC/Female Protagonist

BY BRANDON

Brandon

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PUBLISHED 2 WEEKS AGO

After their misstep with Star Wars Battlefront II, EA had found a Star Wars hit with the release of Respawn Entertainment’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. While fans are fine with protagonist Cal Kestis, the devs were apparently denied a main character that was a woman or a person of color.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Developer Says They Were Denied a POC/Female Protagonist

This was shared by developer Nora Shramek:

If anything, Shramek isn’t blaming anyone from EA or Disney, but she does think that the people who were in charge of making that change need to have a better angle on the issues pertaining to representation.

Shramek’s post has also gotten comments from gamers online, who have expressed disappointment that they weren’t able to play as any of the other characters except for Cal. Fingers crossed that Respawn will be able to add some more gameplay options when it comes to the sequel.

While I’m fine with just playing Cal, I’m kind of hoping that we get some scenes where other characters can help out on missions. What if we could control the spells that Merrin can cast a la Atreus in God of War? What if we could actually take control of the Mantis and fly it around space or some kind of planet? Anything to really capture the full Star Wars experience.

No release date has been set for the next Star Wars Jedi game, but you can catch Fallen Order now available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4|5, and PC.

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