Ubisoft Confirms Jabba the Hutt Content for All Star Wars Outlaws Players

Ubisoft clarifies that Jabba the Hutt will be a core part of Star Wars Outlaws, despite initial concerns over content being locked behind paywalls. The game's standard edition will include the Hutt Cartel as a major faction, addressing fan criticism.

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Ubisoft Confirms Jabba the Hutt Content for All Star Wars Outlaws Players

Ubisoft Confirms Jabba the Hutt Content for All Star Wars Outlaws Players

Ubisoft has addressed concerns over the availability of Jabba the Hutt content in their upcoming game, Star Wars Outlaws . The company clarified that Jabba the Hutt and the Hutt Cartel will be part of the core experience for all players, regardless of the edition purchased.

Initial reports suggested that the "Jabba's Gambit" mission would be exclusive to the pricier Gold or Ultimate Editions of the game, sparking criticism from fans . However, a Ubisoft spokesperson stated that while the optional "Jabba's Gambit" mission will be available to those who purchase the season pass or certain editions that include it, Jabba and his syndicate will still be a major faction in the game's main story.

"Jabba the Hutt is one of the main syndicates in the game and will be part of the experience for all players," the spokesperson said. "The 'Jabba's Gambit' mission is an optional, additional mission that will be available to those who purchase the season pass or a game edition that includes it."

Why this matters:The explanation from Ubisoft addresses concerns over content being locked behind paywalls in full-priced games. It assures players that they will not miss out on major characters or storylines if they purchase the standard edition of Star Wars Outlaws.

Star Wars Outlaws, an open-world game developed by Massive Entertainment, is set between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Players will take on the role of Kay Vess, a scoundrel traversing the Outer Rim's criminal underworld. The game will allow players to work for or betray various factions, including the Hutt Cartel.

While some fans remain disappointed that the "Jabba's Gambit" mission is tied to the season pass, Ubisoft's statement clarifies that Jabba the Hutt will still play a significant role in the base game. Star Wars Outlaws is set to launch on August 30, 2024, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, with Gold and Ultimate Editions offering three days of early access.

Key Takeaways

  • Jabba the Hutt will be part of Star Wars Outlaws' core experience.
  • The "Jabba's Gambit" mission is optional and tied to season pass.
  • Ubisoft clarifies no major content locked behind paywalls.
  • Star Wars Outlaws set between Empire Strikes Back and Return of Jedi.
  • Game launches August 30, 2024, with early access for premium editions.