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This new ‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ short shows the New Republic and Empire in post-’ROTJ’ action

What happened after ‘Return of the Jedi’? Well, we now have our first look.

Rebels in “Star Wars: Squadrons.”
A look at the New Republic, Rebels in “Star Wars: Squadrons.”
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A new animated short shows a preview of what’s to come in the new “Star Wars: Squadrons” video game, which is set to debut in October.

What’s going on:

Motive Studios teamed up with Lucasfilm and Industrial Light and Magic to produce a new animated CG short called “Hunted,” which takes place before the events of “Star Wars: Squadrons.”

Watch the short below to see a preview of the action.

The video shows the New Republic attacking Imperial forces outside of Var-Shaa.

  • TIE pilot Varko Grey heads into the battle field as he is being hunted by a New Republic fighter.

“Squadrons” will launch Oct. 2 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam and Epic Games.