Star Wars’ John Boyega Plays Jedi: Fallen Order For the First Time, and It’s Awesome


With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker releasing on Friday, actor John Boyega probably has his hands full with promotional stuff for it. But he still has time to take a few minutes and sit down to enjoy Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. And just like most of us, he loves it.

The Xbox YouTube channel released a video today featuring the actor enjoying some of what Respawn Entertainment’s single player adventure has to offer. You can view it below, but here are some highlights.

First off, he discussed the anticipation behind the game’s release. “I’m excited,” he said. “I feel like they done this for the fans still, cause we’ve been kind of asking for this since the Battlefront games.”

He also discussed what makes story-driven games so vital these days. “I can finally eat while I’m playing!” he said. “Simple as like… you know, there’s now an extended, the cinema its cast are extended these days. I guess it makes you more passionate about playing too.”

But the real treat is watching him adapt to the various systems in the game, including dodging and lightsaber battles. He laughs during the battle, yelling, “Gotta keep hurting!” as he attempts to clean house on the Ninth Sister. When he finally concludes the battle with a finishing blow, he exclaims, “Woo, look at that!”

The game is available now for Origin PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. As for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, it opens in theaters Thursday night, Dec. 19.