Now the story of Fallen Order is nothing we've not seen before, nor is it something you will come out of thinking it was the greatest thing you've ever seen. As a guy who doesn't really have Star Wars knowledge dripping out of my fingers, you can put me in the 2% who went into Fallen Order just because it looked a good game, and that's exactly what I got.
You play Cal Kestis, a delightful yet somewhat basic lead to a videogame, who is somewhat overshadowed by a tiny robot you acquire early on known as BD-1. As Cal you start out pretty basic to begin with, but as time passes what I got was a story of growth and the opportunity to explore new places as new powers became available to you. The story for me very much began at the start with you nearly being killed due to your gift, and the ending really turning things up and leaving you wanting more. All the while this goes on you are given the classic Star Wars experience, those being great visuals and sound effects that give you the overall feel you are slap bang in the middle of a Star Wars experience.
On top of this you also unlock XP as you play the game which once the XP bar is filled gives you a point to use, with a skill tree full of upgrades that offer new moves with your lightsaber, force moves being more powerful, and survival upgrades such as your energy bar being bigger. Things that will help if tackling the game on the higher difficulty for sure. You can only access this menu by one of the many mediation points on each planet. Here you can also choose to rest and fill up your energy and refill you stims which BD-1 will throw your way by a press of the D-pad if things are getting a bit too hairy in combat. If you do choose the rest option here however all the enemies you had previously taken down respawn, so on higher settings it will feel more of a gamble if you choose to do so.