Star Wars Open-World Game Announced by Ubisoft, Lucasfilm Games

Star Wars is getting a brand new open-world recreation that will probably be developed by Ubisoft-owned Massive Entertainment, the Swedish studio is greatest recognized for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, Ubisoft and Disney-owned Lucasfilm Games introduced. Massive — which can be making a recreation based mostly on James Cameron’s Avatar — will use its present Snowdrop engine to energy a “story-driven ground-breaking” Star Wars journey, the 2 events mentioned. This comes a day after Lucasfilm Games and Bethesda introduced an Indiana Jones recreation, and Lucasfilm Games VP Douglas Reilly has promised extra: “This is just the beginning of what I think is going to be a very exciting year for Lucasfilm Games.”

“We’re really excited to work with the team at Massive, led by David Polfeldt and the creative director, Julian Gerighty,” Reilly instructed “We’ve spent almost a year now, working to get to know them and what they want to bring to the table. I’m a huge fan of them, personally. I think we’re really excited about where that project is going, because they have a unique vision for the story and the game they want to deliver.

“We know that fans of Star Wars value the feeling of immersion — of being transported into the Star Wars galaxy and moving through richly-detailed environments. It’s fun to imagine what the team at Massive can do within Star Wars by bringing their innovative spirit and their commitment to quality.”

Massive’s Gerighty and the sport’s inventive director added in a ready assertion: “This is a lore that we love, and we want to do it justice with a game and story that bring both lifelong and new fans on an immersive and outstanding journey that will stay with them for years.”

“The vast Star Wars lore is an incredible source of inspiration for our teams,” Ubisoft co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot mentioned. “This is the beginning of a long-term collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm Games, and we are pleased to be working hand-in-hand to build upon the incredible legacy of Lucasfilm to create a game that we know Star Wars fans will love.”

The new announcement indicators that Lucasfilm’s 10-year exclusivity with Electronic Arts for Star Wars video games — in current instances, it has made Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Star Wars: Squadrons, and seen the return of the Battlefront moniker — will finish when it expires in 2023. It additionally signifies that Massive’s story-driven open-world Star Wars recreation may not come till 2023. That doesn’t suggest EA will not be concerned in future Star Wars video games.

“We’re really proud of the games we have created with EA,” Reilly mentioned. “We will continue working with them and our relationship has never been stronger. While we may not have a lot of details to share at the moment, we’ve got a number of projects underway with the talented teams at EA.”

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