Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge has its first tale, “Temple Of Darkness”
ILMxLAB has revealed a new trailer for the upcoming Quest game/experience Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge. In it they show off one of the aforementioned “Tales”. It's titled “Temple of Darkness” and it is set to release this month on November 19th.
What to Expect
The “Tale” is set in the High Republic era. So, the story you will be playing is set several hundred years before the events of the Star Wars films. We will still see a familiar face in the game, it features Yoda and ILMxLAB have confirmed that the original voice actor and puppeteer of Yoda, Frank Oz, will be reprising his role in the VR title.
This is the full description of the newly announced “Tale”:
“In Temple of Darkness, players will step into the shoes of Ady Sun’Zee (voiced by Ellie Araiza), a Jedi Padawan studying at a remote Jedi research facility on Batuu. The sole survivor after a mysterious relic unleashes a torrent of evil, she must work alongside Jedi Master Yoda to confront the darkness that now lurks within the temple walls—and within herself.”
The developers have called the “Tale” an “interactive VR short”.This all but confirms that the game will not be one long narrative driven story but rather a collection of vignettes centred around one location, the Black Spire Outpost on Batuu. There are a lot of similarities between this format and the ones used by the old Star Wars anthology books like Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina or Tales from Jabba’s Palace.
When will it release?
The game will be released episodically and ILMxLAB have confirmed that players will meet characters like R2-D2 and C-3PO. It looks like the “Tales” will highlight stories and characters across the entire Star Wars timeline.
The second instalment of the Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge is set to release next year, we don’t have a specific release date, but it is certain that there is more to come.