Games for Every Star Wars Fan
May The Force, and these epic games, be with you!
If you are a fan of Star Wars and video games, this article is for you! In addition to all of the movies, television shows, and memorabilia associated with the massively popular franchise, awesome new video games are released now and then. And, even though each of the games originates from the same film series, every one of them has something new and exciting to offer. However, if you work, go to school, or have kids, you probably don't have time to play them all. So, to help you find the perfect game(s) for your tastes, here are ten of the best Star Wars games to play in 2022!
Jump to a game:
- LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
- Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
- Star Wars: Hunters
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Remake
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
- Star Wars: Squadrons
- Star Wars: Battlefront II
- Star Wars: Republic Commando
- Star Wars: The Old Republic
1. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
Who doesn't love LEGO? Developed by TT Games, LEGO: Star Wars: The Sky Walker Saga combines everyone's favorite building blocks with the epic adventures of Star Wars. The game has received praise for its graphics, sense of humor, and engaging gameplay. Instead of sticking to a linear progression, you can start the game from any of the three Skywalker Saga trilogies and take them on in any order you prefer. Playing as one of 380 playable characters, you'll complete daring missions, explore numerous planets, and of course, take down your adversaries in incredible lightsaber battles.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is available to play on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4/5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.
2. Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
In Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, players can experience the unique Star Wars universe in the form of an immersive role-playing game. The game takes place 4,000 years before the Galactic Empire, and you must fulfill your destiny as the last hope of the Jedi Order. As you play, you'll learn to use The Force and harness its many powers, build your lightsaber, and explore a variety of classic Star Wars locations. You can also travel in your own epic starship, choose from nine customizable characters, and interact with the world's many unique sci-fi creatures.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is available for PC, iOS, Android, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch.
3. Star Wars: Hunters
Developed by Zynga, Star Wars: Hunters is an upcoming arena combat game set to release in 2022. Hunters takes place after the fall of the Galactic Empire. The game features many exciting new characters, including bounty hunters, imperial stormtroopers, and rebellion heroes. Star Wars: Hunters will feature team-based gameplay, in which you and your friends will battle it out in unique arenas inspired by Star Wars. The game features third-person combat, and players will only find victory by utilizing skill and strategic tactics. Each playable character has its strengths, abilities, and combat class, so you can mix and match team composition to find the winning formula. If you enjoy MOBA gaming, you'll want to try this one out.
Star Wars: Hunters will be available on Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.
4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 is another upcoming title, and the hype for this game is growing larger by the day. Developed by Respawn Entertainment, Jedi: Fallen Order 2 is mostly shrouded in mystery as of now, but it's sure to make a big splash. While little is known about the gameplay or plot specifics, it will most likely carry on with the story of Jedi Knight Cal Kestis. The epic action-adventure game is expected to be released later this year, and we should learn far more on May 4th.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 will probably be available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S/X - stay tuned!
5. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Remake)
We talked about how fantastic the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is, and the upcoming remake is sure to be just as compelling, if not more so. Aspyr is currently working on the remake, which is said to improve on the critically acclaimed role-playing game. This updated version will have all of the same elements that made fans fall in love with it in the first place, but it will look better, play more smoothly, and have even more immersive adventures. In essence, the goal of the KOTR Remake is to enhance the graphics, world, gameplay, and characters while maintaining the structure that made the original game so unique, memorable, and entertaining. There's no official release date yet, so keep your eyes peeled!
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Remake will be playable on Windows PC and PlayStation 5.
6. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a third-person action-adventure game developed by Respawn Entertainment. You play as former Jedi Padawan Cal Kestis, and you must use your lightsaber and The Force to defeat a variety of stormtroopers, droids, wild beasts, and skilled Zabrak warriors. While working through numerous combat and puzzle-based challenges, your goals are to avoid being hunted down by the Galactic Empire, complete your training as a Jedi, and rebuild the fallen Jedi Order. During the gameplay, you'll also unlock and upgrade abilities for your character, collect valuable and cosmetic items, and interact with your droid companion BD-1.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is available for Windows, Stadia, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
7. Star Wars: Squadrons
Star Wars: Squadrons is a fast-paced, first-person action game featuring both single-player and multiplayer game modes. The game is set after Return of the Jedi and sees the conflicts of two squadrons—the New Republic's Vanguard Squadron and the Galactic Empire's Titan Squadron—competing to foil one another. Players take control of starfighters from one of the two squadrons and use them to engage in epic space battles. The many starfighters you can choose from each have different weapons, shields, and classes. You can jump into the campaign mode, battle it out in a team deathmatch, or try the objective-based multiplayer mode, Fleet Battles.
You can play Star Wars: Squadrons on Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, or PlayStation 4.
8. Star Wars: Battlefront II
Star Wars: Battlefront II, developed by DICE, is set during the time between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. The action-packed shooter features both first and third-person gameplay and is praised for its excellent multiplayer game modes. Players can choose between partaking in ground battles as a soldier or space battles as a starfighter pilot. The battles take place in several unique maps taken from the Star Wars universe, and players can take on the role of different soldier classes or iconic heroes and villains from the Star Wars franchise.
Star Wars: Battlefront II is available for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
9. Star Wars: Republic Commando
Star Wars: Republic Commando is a tactical first-person shooter developed by LucasArts. In the game, you play as the leader of an elite squad of Republic Commandos, and you must lead your squad through various challenging missions during the Clone Wars. Your job is to keep your Commandos alive and use strategy, stealth, and force to infiltrate secure areas and complete objectives. Star Wars: Republic Commando is considered one of the best Star Wars games ever released; wouldn't you like to see it for yourself?
Originally released for Windows and Xbox, Star Wars: Republic Commando is now available for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
10. Star Wars: The Old Republic
Developed by BioWare Austin and released in 2011, Star Wars: The Old Republic is a complex, immersive MMORPG set within the Star Wars universe. You choose a character from one of eight classes, and you must decide whether to join the Republic or the Sith. As you play and develop your character, your choices will determine whether your morality leans toward the light or dark side of The Force. You'll complete various missions, explore amazing worlds, learn new skills, and take on numerous formidable enemies. The Old Republic offers countless hours of engaging entertainment, and any fan of MMORPGs and Star Wars will want to give it a play.
Star Wars: The Old Republic is available for free for Windows PC.
Time To Pick Up Your Lightsaber
With so many Star Wars video games to choose from, it can be hard to choose which ones to play. From older titles to upcoming releases, MMORPGs to first-person shooters -- hopefully, this list helps to narrow down your choices so you can play the Star Wars game that suits your play style.
Have fun, and may The Force be with you!