Earlier this week we learnt that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is coming to next month’s Star Wars Celebration and today we can confirm that prolific game writer Chris Avellone, whose credits include Fallout 2 and New Vegas, Icewind Dale, Tyranny, Prey, and design lead of Knights of the Old Republic 2, was working on it.
I can’t say 100% b/c of NDAs, but the ones I can say: I just finished up work with Jedi: The Fallen Order – and beyond that, there’s another big bomb dropping in a month! Er, I mean, maybe. Ahem.
— Chris Avellone (@ChrisAvellone) March 1, 2019
Update from PC Gamer: –
Avellone’s LinkedIn page confirms that he did in fact work with Respawn from February 2018 to January 2019 doing story work, story/character reviews, and cinematic scripts for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. It also suggests that there might actually be a connection between Avellone and the mysterious, maybe-Vampire game that Paradox has been teasing.
Avellone’s work on Knights of the Old Republic 2 was fantastic and we can only hope this means positive things for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.