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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order cover
Respawn Entertainment
Electronic Arts
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2019
Metacritic 81
OpenCritic 83
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Metroidvania
Themes Sci-fi
Series Star Wars Jedi
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Star Wars Jedi
Subseries of Star Wars
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2019
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor 2023

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a singleplayer third-person action and metroidvania game in the Star Wars Jedi series.

General information

Official forum
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Download-only; no disc is included in the physical box.
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Included with EA Play and EA Play Pro: Deluxe Edition.
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Deluxe Edition also available. Included with EA Play (Steam).
DRM-free when launched directly.[Note 2][2]
Gamesplanet logo.svg (unavailable)
Deluxe Edition was also available.
Green Man Gaming (unavailable)
Deluxe Edition was also available.
Humble Store (unavailable)
Deluxe Edition was also available.
Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM was removed on November 9, 2021.[3]


DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Pre-purchase Unique cosmetics for the lightsaber and droid companion. Varies by retailer.
Deluxe Edition Unique cosmetics for the lightsaber and droid companion as well as digital art book and behind the scenes video.
Pre-order content was made free on February 15, 2020[4]

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Remove the video files[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\SwGame\Content\Movies.
  2. Rename or remove Default_Startup.mp4 and Default_Startup_Loop.mp4.


A game update will likely restore the files.
The screen will be black while the main menu is being loaded, but overall there is a decrease in launch time.[5]

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SwGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\GameUserSettings.ini
%USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Respawn\JediFallenOrder\GameUserSettings.sav
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1172380/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Respawn\JediFallenOrder\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1172380/pfx/[Note 3]

Photo mode screenshots location

Platform Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SwGame\Saved\Screenshots\WindowsNoEditor\

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Handled through the cloud sync of Origin.
Steam Cloud
Handled through the cloud sync of Origin.


Video settings
Video settings
Visual settings
Visual settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Hor+ gameplay and pillarboxed cutscenes.[6][7] Use this mod as a workaround.
Hor+ gameplay and pillarboxed cutscenes.[8][9] Use this mod as a workaround.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Scales with Texture Quality.[10]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Uses TAA, with presets of Medium, High, and Epic. Also see Disable anti-aliasing.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
FPS limiter can be set to one of 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, or 144 FPS.[11]
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Enable HDR for the monitor in the Display settings of Windows, then configure the game to Fullscreen mode and the HDR option should appear.[12]
Ray tracing (RT)
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Field of view (FOV)

Use the FOV trainer[13]
Quick FOV adjustment with hotkeys in real time.
Use Universal Unreal Engine 4 Console Unlocker[13]
  1. Use the Universal Unreal Engine 4 Console Unlocker to access the developer console of the game.
  2. Enter FOV X where X is the desired value.

Permanent config changes

Config variables otherwise available via Unreal Engine 4's Engine.ini can either be adjusted temporarily with the Universal Unreal Engine 4 Console Unlocker or permanently with Drogean's Custom .INI Kit.
This tool (Drogean's Custom .INI Kit) allows for post-processing effects that cannot be changed through the in-game settings (such as depth of field, per-object motion blur, and vignette) to be disabled.
It is not recommended to disable the bloom effect with this tool as it may be tied to visual aspects beyond expected (e.g. lighting, lightsaber effects, etc.).
Download and extract Drogean's Custom .INI Kit
  1. Make edits only to the [SystemSettings] portion of pakchunk99-Mods_CustomMod_P\SwGame\Config\DefaultEngine.ini indicated in the file if it you wanna change post processing effects.
  2. Save the changes.
  3. Run Create Config Pak.bat as administrator.
  4. Copy the new pakchunk99-Mods_CustomMod_P.pak file to the <path-to-game>\SwGame\Content\Paks\ folder.

Alleviating the shader compilation stutter slightly [In certain scenes only]

Download and extract Drogean's Custom .INI Kit
  1. Make edits to the [SystemSettings] portion of pakchunk99-Mods_CustomMod_P\SwGame\Config\DefaultEngine.ini
  2. Add the line r.CreateShadersOnLoad=1 at the bottom of [SystemSettings].
  3. Save the changes.
  4. Run Create Config Pak.bat as administrator.
  5. Copy the new pakchunk99-Mods_CustomMod_P.pak file to the <path-to-game>\SwGame\Content\Paks\ folder.

Disable anti-aliasing

Edit GameUserSettings.ini[14]
  1. Go to %LOCALAPPDATA%\SwGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini with Notepad.
  3. Find sg.AntiAliasingQuality=3 at the very bottom under "ScalabilityGroups" and change it to 0.
Available options are 3 (Epic), 2, 1 and 0 (Disabled). To disable it via the in-game settings, see Enable low settings.


Input settings
Input settings
Xbox bindings
Xbox bindings
DualShock 4 bindings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Negative acceleration by default.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Use this Mod if you want DS4 icons while using DS4Windows
Light bar support
Static blue
Connection modes wireless adapter, wired
V2 tested. Bluetooth was non-functional, altough it can be worked around adding the game.exe to steam and launching trough it.[15]
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Game, Music, Effects, Dialogue
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Fan translation by AR Team, download.
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation, download.
Latin American Spanish
Fan translation, Apex Çeviri.

Issues unresolved

Shader compilation stutter

The game suffers from severe shader compilation related stutters during gameplay, this occurs whenever a new effect is displayed and thus whenever a new shader has to be compiled.

Stutters while traversing in the game

The game can stutter when moving around in the environment of the game. This is independent from settings or hardware.

Corrupt save game

Users have reported issues where the save game can become corrupt if something affects the save process of the game, resulting in non-working saves and lost progress.[18]
Possible fix: Restore the backup save game[citation needed]
  1. Navigate to Save game data location.
  2. Create a copy of the whole save folder on another location so a backup is available.
  3. Rename or delete SaveGame00.sav
  4. Rename Backup00.sav to SaveGame00.sav
  5. Run the game and see if the backup save can be read.

Issues fixed

High CPU usage or stuttering

Use BES to reduce CPU use by the game[19]
  1. Download BES.
  2. Unpack the archive and right-click BES.exe to select Run as administrator.
  3. Launch the game.
  4. In the BES window, click on Target... and select starwarsjedifallenorder.exe from the list.
  5. Click on Limit this (temporary) or Limit/Watch (persistent) and confirm by clicking on Yes.
  6. Move the slider below to put the limit at -5% or experiment with other values.
Disabling Origin overlay[20]
  1. Launch the game.
  2. Tab out of the game.
  3. Go to Origin -> Application Settings menu.
  4. Leave origin on that menu & tab back into the game.


Turning off the Origin overlay may also help some users.
May help with other Origin games that suffer from these issues.
Disabling Steam overlay[21]
Turning off the Steam overlay may help some users.
  1. Open up Steam
  2. Right click on Fallen Order
  3. Click on Properties
  4. On the General tab, uncheck Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game

Missing voice-over audio

Running the Steam version of the game directly with <path-to-game>\SwGame\Binaries\Win64\SwGame-Win64-Shipping.exe

results in missing voice-over audio when using non-english languages.

Force game localization via configuration override
  1. Follow the instructions described in Permanent config changes
  2. Append the following lines to DefaultEngine.ini. Replace de-DE with the IETF tag of your language (de-DE, es-ES, es-MX, fr-FR, it-IT, ja-JP, ko, pl-PL, pt_BR, ru-RU, zh-Hans, zh-Hant)

VR support

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order.
G3D, Z3D
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information

Extra settings
Extra settings


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Vorbis
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3220
AMD FX-6100
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 55 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
AMD Radeon HD 7750
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build:[1]
  2. DRM-free when running the game via <path-to-game>\SwGame\Binaries\Win64\SwGame-Win64-Shipping.exe
  3. 3.0 3.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1172380/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1172380) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-11-15
  2. GOG Community - Steam games you can play without the Steam client - last accessed on 2021-12-23
  5. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-11-15
    From ~52 seconds to ~20 seconds from the splash logo appears to reaching the main menu while installed on a RAID 0 M.2 SSD drive.
  6. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-11-17
    Screenshots taken at a custom 5760x1080 resolution on a single monitor and compared to 1920x1080. The HUD was not centered but it is unclear how it would behave on three screens.
  7. Jedi Fallen Order supports custom and dynamic resolutions! - last accessed on 2019-11-15
  8. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - last accessed on 2019-11-15
  9. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-11-17
    Screenshots taken at the native 2560x1080 and compared to a custom 1920x1080
  10. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-11-20
    r.MaxAnisotropy gets set from 2 to 8 depending on the quality setting, as seen in the console.
  11. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-11-15
    Uncapped is not an option through the in-game settings menu.
  12. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-11-15
    Rephrased note and mentioned that Fullscreen mode is also needed in-game for the option to appear.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-11-17
    Verified as working
  14. Verified by User:Ramb1z on 2019-12-03
  15. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-11-15
    Tested using a V2 controller.
  16. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-11-17
    Verified with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.
  17. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-11-15
    Upon launching the game the user gets prompted regarding enabling Stereo, Headphones, 5.1 Surround, or 7.1 Surround sound.
  18. Steam Community - Save file corrupted - last accessed on 2019-11-18
  19. CPU Limiter - last accessed on 2021-07-02
  20. PSA FOR PC USERS (How to fix high CPU Usage) : FallenOrder - last accessed on 2019-11-15
  21. My experience and settings. Very very little stutter. Details below. : FallenOrder - last accessed on 2019-12-05