Star Wars Outlaws: Release date, trailers & everything we know

Cassidy Stephenson
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Star Wars Outlaws finally has a release date that locks the game in for a 2024 release. Here’s everything you need to know from story details, all the game’s trailers, what platforms you can play it on & more.

Swedish developer Massive Entertainment has taken charge of Ubisoft’s open-world Star Wars title. The studio initially announced its development in early 2021 — under the codename “Project Helix.” Star Wars Outlaws has since held its playtesting period.

In addition to Star Wars Outlaws, Massive also worked on Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. Additionally, the studio helped with Assassin’s Creed: Revelations and Far Cry 3.

Keep reading to learn about heist-focused Star Wars Outlaws before the game’s release date.


Does Star Wars Outlaws have a release date?

Screenshot from Star Wars Outlaws

Star Wars Outlaws’ release date was revealed in the most recent story trailer. It’ll be releasing on August 30, 2024. People who buy the Gold Edition, Ultimate Edition, or who purchase an Ubisoft+ Premium subscription will get three days early access to the game.

Star Wars Outlaws platforms

Star Wars Outlaws will launch on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC.

Star Wars Outlaws trailers

Star Wars Outlaws received its official World Premiere trailer during the 2023 Xbox Games Showcase event on June 11, 2023.

The 2023 Ubisoft Forward stream on June 12, 2023, featured around ten minutes of Star Wars Outlaws gameplay.

At San Diego Comic-Con, Ubisoft unveiled a behind-the-scenes trailer of Star Wars Outlaws that dives into the creation of the game. The six-minute video discussed more information about the title’s characters and the planets players can explore.

And now, a new trailer has been released that shows off some more of the game and finally gives us a release date and some more detail on the story.

Star Wars Outlaws story details

Star Wars Outlaws takes place between The Empire Strikes Back and the Return of the Jedi films. The trailer shows players taking control of protagonist Kay Vess and her Axolotl sidekick – Nix. Join their journey to becoming the galaxy’s most wanted criminals.

Throughout Star Wars Outlaws, you’ll also meet new characters like Jaylen – inspired by Han Solo —also, familiar faces like the Rancor and IG-11 combat droid, as well as iconic series staples like Jabba the Hut.

“With Star Wars Outlaws, we’re excited to deliver the first truly open-world Star Wars game, with an action-adventure story filled with characters and planets both new and well-known to the Star Wars galaxy,” said Douglas Reilly — vice president of Lucasfilm Games.

Star Wars Outlaws gameplay

The 2023 Ubisoft Forward Showcase featured around 10 minutes of Star Wars Outlaws gameplay. The video featured Kay Vess at the forefront while she speedily avoided bounty hunters on her motorcycle. Star Wars Outlaws also includes exhilarating space combat and stealth gameplay.

The Star Wars Outlaws devs also teased the ability to choose different dialogue options by “giving the player agency over their own trajectory.” For example, you can increase or decrease your reputation with certain factions.

Missed the stream? Here’s how to watch the Ubisoft Forward event after the fact.

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Cassidy graduated from Concordia University Chicago in 2021 with a Bachelor's Degree in Media Communication. She's an expert in all things Pokemon, and her favorite games include Pokémon Crystal, Genshin Impact, and Fire Emblem: Three Houses. You can contact her at