Information broke this morning that Ubisoft and Huge Leisure are teaming up with Lucasfilm to create a brand new Star Wars expertise for gamers to fall in love with. The reveal additionally means the top of the exclusivity deal that EA has at present regarding the Star Wars IP, leaving some followers questioning what meaning for the way forward for video games like Fallen Order and some other potential initiatives that had been deliberate.
Lucasfilm Video games took to the Star Wars weblog following the large announcement to shed some gentle on what else the corporate is engaged on, whereas additionally confirming that its relationship with EA is “stronger than ever” with a number of new video games at present within the works below the Digital Arts umbrella.
“We’re actually pleased with the video games we’ve created with EA,” says Lucasfilm Video games VP Douglas Reilly. “We’ll proceed working with them and our relationship has by no means been stronger. Whereas we might not have a whole lot of particulars to share in the mean time, we’ve bought a variety of initiatives underway with the gifted groups at EA.”
That is excellent news for followers of the newest launch of Star Wars: Squadrons in addition to Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Whereas a sequel for Fallen Order has solely been reported, not formally confirmed, the single-player journey starring Cal Kestis blew proper by way of gross sales expectations following launch, which paves the best way for a continuation ought to EA and Lucasfilm Video games select to take action.
Star Wars 1313, the as soon as anticipated however canceled EA Star Wars game, can be one thing that we’ll by no means see; the coding for the title itself has sparsed to the wind and outdated, however that does not imply that EA cannot assist one other Star Wars single-player journey that gives an immersive solution to expertise a beloved franchise. Lucasfilm Video games did not verify what initiatives are at present within the works with EA following the Ubisoft reveal exterior of confirming that there are a number of deliberate, however it’s good to see that different gifted studios can now shoot their shot concerning everybody’s favourite galaxy far, distant.
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