"In the end we did not go with a foreign race because we felt like no saying – it would alienate a lot of people," said Asmussen.
"We wanted to make sure there was a real human connection to the character we have in the game, even though I personally think it is the wider [a] wider decision why we did it – personally I think it would be really cool to have a foreign protagonist. "
The final result was Cal Kestis, a safe character design that doesn't feel a million miles away from characters that Star Wars fans are already familiar with. Cal was chosen to be a male character as well as a human being "because Rey was the case for Star Wars, and it made it much more sensible for us to have a male lead", according to Asmussen.  Each IGN Star Wars Game Review
Calculates a lightsaber, but you may have noticed that it is so strange under the E3 Star Wars Jedi: The Fall Order gameplay demo. Don't worry, the lightbox has since been redesigned and will look much better in the final version. Despite the redesign, lightaber will not separate human opponents.
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