Star Wars has definitely become one of the most popular franchises in the world and over the years it has emerged in the movies, series, cartoons and other media formats that have also come across different versions of games. As Ubisoft announces Star Wars Outlaws, the first open-world Star Wars game, we take a look back at the best Star Wars games of all time. This can include some of the most recently released games like Star Wars Jedi: Survivor through to some of the more older games like Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic. We list the top 5 Star Wars games, ranking them from five to one.
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Star Wars games rated from 5 to 1
As we make our way towards the latest Star Wars game to be announced, Star Wars: Outlaws, we have many options in this regard, varying from the game’s playability and storyline to the IGN and Metacritic scores on its Twitch -Followers to rank them in the top 5 to 1.
5. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
year of release: 2023
total score: 34.1 / 100
editor: Electronic Arts
Available Platforms: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series XS, Microsoft Windows, Steam
The latest Star Wars game to be released makes the top 5 of this list and as we mentioned in our Review Score article for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor“Star Wars Jedi: Survivor offers a blend of everything we want in a game of its genre.” Of course, with the technology that consoles have to offer today, the graphics are unbeatable, coupled with an immersive storyline that’s part of the canon of the Star Wars story.” Set in a post-apocalyptic universe, this single-player Star Wars adventure game is a sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. You play as Cal Kestis, a young Jedi Knight struggling to survive the tyranny of the Galactic Empire.
4. Star Wars Battle Front II
year of release: 2005
total score: 36.8 / 100
editor: Electronic Arts
Available Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Top 4 on the list is the second part of the Battlefront series from 2005. Star Wars Battlefront II. This particular Star Wars game has become a classic for all Star Wars fans around the world and has garnered a lot of attention. This particular Star Wars game was highly requested for a follow-up game of the same title to be released ten years later. Star Wars Battlefront II has over 50,700 Twitch followers, making it clear that the game still holds a special place in the hearts of Star Wars fans.
3. LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
year of release: 2007
total score: 43.4 / 100
editor: Travel Tales, TT Fusion
Available Platforms: Wii, Android, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Xbox 360, macOS, Nintendo DS
Say what you must, but LEGO Star Wars is part of this list and is actually in the top half of the top 5 list as LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga has an overall score of 43.4! LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga is a LEGO action-adventure based on the LEGO Star Wars toy line and tied to the first six episodes of the Skywalker saga. It is, of course, the compilation of the game LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game and the sequel LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy. From Phantom of the Menace to Return of the Jedi, the humorous take on the Star Wars universe is an instant classic among Star Wars fans, regardless of age. This particular game currently has 62,700 Twitch followers.
2. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
year of release: 2019
total score: 69.2 / 100
editor: Electronic Arts
Available Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Stadia, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series XS, Steam
The top 2 on the list of the best Star Wars games of all time (to date) is Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, which received an overall score of 69.2 and currently has the highest number of Twitch followers on this list at 411,000 . The game follows Cal Kestis on his quest to restore the Jedi Order that made him a target of the Galactic Empire. He is hunted by the Imperial Inquisitors across the galaxy as he seeks to complete his training as a Jedi Master, come to terms with his troubled past, and rebuild the fallen Jedi Order. A tall order if you ask us, but that’s something Cal Kestis tries to accomplish in this game, using a lightsaber and Force powers to take down stormtroopers, feral beasts, and bounty hunters.
1.Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic
year of release: 2003
total score: 71.7 / 100
editor: Electronic Arts
Available Platforms: Xbox, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Xbox One, Xbox Series XS and Android
The best Star Wars game of all time (to date) is the 2003 classic, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic, which has an overall score of 71.7! This game was released two decades ago but still ranks at the top of the best Star Wars games of all time. This game is based on comics by Dark Horse Comics, set thousands of years before the Star Wars films, serving as the canon and prequel to the events of Star Wars Episodes I through VI. Darth Malak – Darth Revan’s apprentice has unleashed a Sith armada against the Republic, and many Jedi scattered and left vulnerable by these attacks die in battle, while some allow themselves to be influenced and pledge their allegiance to the Sith Lord. You, the player, must stop Malak’s forces. To accomplish this, your companions must search for star maps, which together reveal the location of the Star Forge, an ancient space station that produces vast amounts of materials for Malak. Are you surprised to learn that Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic is the best Star Wars game ever made? We definitely were.
A new open world adventure game
And while we’re at it, let’s talk about the upcoming Star Wars game, Star Wars: Outlaws. The upcoming game is set between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, where fans will experience the first-ever open-world Star Wars game. You can explore different and familiar planets throughout the galaxy, both iconic and new. You play Kay Vess, a villain in search of freedom and opportunities to start a new life with her companion, Nix. Explore different planets with bustling cities and canteens before racing your speeder through vast outdoor landscapes. Each planet brings new adventures, unique challenges, and enticing rewards if you’re willing to take the risk. Fight, steal, and outwit the galaxy’s crime syndicates as you join the galaxy’s most wanted to achieve your goals. Live the risky lifestyle of an outlaw. With Nix by your side, use every situation to your advantage: fight with your blaster, defeat stealth and gadgets, or find the right moments to distract your enemies and gain the upper hand. You take on risky and rewarding missions from the galaxy’s crime syndicates. Steal precious goods, infiltrate secret locations and outwit enemies as one of the galaxy’s most wanted players. Every decision you make affects your ever-changing reputation. If you’re willing to take the risk, the galaxy offers plenty of opportunities. The game is slated to be released on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series XS, Ubisoft Connect and most likely Steam, Microsoft Windows and via Xbox Gamepass.
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