As 2021 came to a close, the popular mobile game Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes released a series of Legends characters to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm. Several of these characters were from classic Star Wars video games, and it turns out they’re not done with that either.
Iden Versio has arrived to the game now as the newest character addition, marking another video game character – albeit this time one from a canon game and story – arriving to the holotables.
You can read Iden’s full kit here, but she seems specifically geared to fit great in an Imperial Trooper team and allow players to add another squad of troopers to their strategy. She doesn’t work well with other leaders, nor does she work that great with droid Imperial Troopers (sorry, Dark Trooper), but she seems to be a massive boost to squads that meet those conditions. She’s arriving as a Marquee character, which means that most players will be able to immediately unlock her and get her to three stars, but anything beyond that will require spending a ton of money or waiting a long time.
Additionally, I wonder what else is coming, as I highly doubt Iden is just being released as a one-off character without any larger plans. So I expect more is coming, and that leads me to wonder if, given what came in December, another canon video game character could come – and by that I mean Cal Kestis, whose arrival to this game would be awesome. I’ve wanted him in this game for a while, so I hope it happens.
For those unfamiliar with Iden, she was the main character of the Battlefront II campaign. She led the Empire’s special forces team, the elite Inferno Squad, but shortly after the Battle of Endor she came to see the Empire’s atrocities being carried out through Operation: Cinder and decided to join the New Republic to fight for them. She would later join General Leia Organa’s Resistance.