Jedi: Survivor Ad Sees Cal Kestis Bond With Luke Skywalker in Inspiring Montage

The actor behind Cal Kestis gets help from a Star Wars legend in preparation for the release of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.

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Everyone has much to learn from the generation before them, and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor’s main character, Cal Kestis, is no exception. Thankfully, the actor behind the character, Cameron Monaghan, has learned from the best how to be the best Jedi.

A day before the game officially launches, a recent Jedi: Survivor team advertisement shows Monaghan learning from the best of the best Jedi: Mark Hamill, the actor who played Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy. Monaghan has much to learn, but he’s eager.

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The advertisement was shared on the official Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Twitter account 24 hours before the game officially drops later tonight in a highly anticipated worldwide release. Although it’s a minute long, it has plenty of heart, much like the main story Jedi: Survivor, which we talked about in our review.

The advertisement focuses on Hamill fine-tuning Monaghan’s various lightsaber techniques, getting in touch with the force, and how to face down a deadly predator from Koboh, a Mogu. The creature resembles Hoth’s Wampa, which Hamill fought as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode V – An Empire Strikes Back.

It’s a very tongue-in-cheek advertisement, but it offers a fun connection between the past Star Wars generation with the current one. The ad ends with Monaghan helping Hamill out while he plays Jedi: Survivor. Rest assured, Hamill knows how to channel the force.

It’s also equally fun for diehard fans watching it, knowing that around this time, Luke Skywalker would have been much younger than Cal Kestis when Jedi: Survivor takes place, and Luke may have wanted to learn a thing or two from Cal if these characters ever actually met up in the Star Wars universe.

With less than a day before Jedi: Survivor drops, it’s a heartwarming ad to share with fans who will likely be diving into the game when it launches and they discover the next adventure with Cal Kestis and BD-1. We might get more of these following the official release, especially given the positive criticism multiple reviewers have been sharing over the past few days.