Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Designer Explains Metroid-Inspired Exploration

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is set to arrive on November 15 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. For more information and to place your pre-order, visit the game’s official website.

This month, fans are continuing to get a clearer picture of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. One of the more surprising aspects to some is the game’s Metroid-style ability gating and free exploration.

In the video above, lead level designer Jeff Magers sits down with us to explain why this kind of progression fit well in the game Respawn wanted to make, as well as explain the traversal and puzzles you’ll encounter across the game’s set of explorable planets.