Until you’ve got been residing underneath a rock (on Tatooine, after all), you’ve got little question heard that the large information from this week’s Ubisoft Ahead occasion was the announcement of Star Wars Outlaws, the primary open-world recreation from a galaxy far, distant.
Whereas the concept of a GTA-esque Star Wars recreation has followers excited, there’s one specific piece of character design that is proving significantly notable. The hero artwork for the sport options what can solely be described, it appears, as a scorching droid. What a time to be alive. (In search of inspiration? Try the perfect character design tutorials.)
Named ND-5 (horny, I do know), the droid marks fairly the departure from the likes of C3PO and R2D2. Right here we now have a tall, brooding, husky-voiced robotic in a trench coat who appears to be like like he is (sorry, it is) stepped straight off the set of a Nineteen Fifties movie noir.
Star Wars followers are already aware of commando droids, however not ones that store at City Outfitters, put on low-slung holsters and, in some way, function a outstanding metallic six pack. If the responses on Twitter are something to go by, followers merely aren’t positive how you can really feel. Even the official Star Wars account is confused.
each Star Wars recreation of the final decade went out of their technique to make the droid companions all cute and tiny and Ubisoft went “what if we made him actually scorching” https://t.co/lPDjPMSEviJune 12, 2023
NOT THE OFFICIAL STAR WARS TWITTER REPLYING TO SOMEONE THINKING THE NEW DROID IS HOT https://t.co/vfKlXEE9BbJune 13, 2023
the official star wars account discovering the copious quantities of thirst for a brand new droid in a brand new open world star wars recreation was not on my 2023 bingo card, however im right here for it https://t.co/o1laJf6EGgJune 12, 2023
Folks: “omg new Ubisoft Huge Star Wars recreation!!”My buddy group: *collectively agrees on the truth that this droid is scorching* pic.twitter.com/aHjl8docVVJune 11, 2023
As for the sport itself, a preview (above) of the open-world gameplay was revealed yesterday, and it appears to be like severely spectacular. It’s going to be a deal with for Star Wars followers to discover the galaxy with such freedom and in such next-generation graphics. And did we point out the droid’s scorching, too?