Ubisoft is creating an open-world Star Wars recreation that can launch below the revived Lucasfilm Video games banner. The deliberate launch would be the first Star Wars recreation from a studio outdoors of EA in practically a decade, ending a multiyear exclusivity deal.
The brand new title is being developed by Ubisoft Huge and can use the studio’s Snowdrop engine. The Division 2 director Julian Gerighty is serving as artistic director on the undertaking and Ubisoft is presently staffing up for it.
Ubisoft hasn’t revealed any specifics in regards to the recreation. Per a report from Wired, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot teased that the sport will likely be a primary for the franchise.
“We’re excited to have our Ubisoft Huge studio working carefully with Lucasfilm Video games to create an unique Star Wars journey that’s totally different from something that has been accomplished earlier than,” says Guillemot.
The information is critical as EA beforehand had an unique take care of Disney to create its Star Wars video games. When the deal was introduced in 2013, it was heralded as a 10-year settlement between the 2 corporations. Disney President of World Video games Sean Shoptaw instructed Wired that the corporate would proceed working with EA, however needed to open the door for different builders as properly.
The information comes at some point after Bethesda revealed that it’s engaged on a brand new Indiana Jones recreation below the Lucasfilm Video games identify. Disney just lately revived the Lucasfilm Video games model, however it seems that the corporate will solely function a label and never as an precise developer on any initiatives.