Star Wars Outlaws Launching August 30

Together with Lucasfilm Games, Ubisoft announced that the first open-world Star Wars game Star Wars Outlaws will launch August 30.

This title tells the story of cunning scoundrel (and skilled thief) Kay Vess and her companion Nix’s search for an opportunity of a lifetime. This era is set is a world where Empire’s rule has been distracted by a steadfast rebellion, bringing a golden age for the underworld. 

Kay’s antics soon grab the attention of Sliro, who serves as the leader of the new criminal syndicate, Zerek Besh. With a bounty on her head, Kay and Nix are then given the chance to secure their freedom in exchange for pulling off the heist of a lifetime.

Be sure to check out the official Star Wars Outlaws story trailer below:

Star Wars Outlaws: Official Story Trailer

Julian Gerighty, Creative Director, said the following:

“In search of true freedom, the resourceful Kay and Nix will journey through the underworld and across the Outer Rim, taking on jobs from syndicates, facing off against intimidating foes, avoiding oppressive Imperial rule and recruiting a skilled outlaw crew in order to pull off one of the greatest heists the galaxy has ever seen.”

Julian Gerighty

Douglas Reilly, vice president, Lucasfilm Games, added:

“Star Wars Outlaws invites fans to experience a side of the galaxy that has a treasure trove yet to be explored, the exploits of the scoundrels taking advantage of the golden age of the underworld. We’ve been inspired by Massive Entertainment’s dedication to bringing this aspect of Star Wars to life, including both iconic and new things for fans to explore in an open world.”

Douglas Reilly

The title will release for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Amazon Luna, and PC through Ubisoft Connect. Note that those who subscribe to Ubisoft+ or purchase the Gold Edition or Ultimate Edition of Star Wars Outlaws can get up to three days early access. 

In addition, those that preorder Star Wars Outlaws by August 30 can get themselves the “Kessel Runner Bonus Pack,” which includes cosmetics for Kay’s speeder and for her ship, the Trailblazer. Preorders can be done on the official Ubisoft website.

Source: Press Release

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