The American studio Respawn Entertainment, renowned in particular for its games Apex Legends and titanfall, has already rubbed shoulders with Star Wars. The developer signed off on the critically acclaimed game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Orderlaunched in November 2019.
[Respawn Entertainment] Demonstrated excellence in telling epic Star Wars stories and delivering best-in-class gameplay content across multiple genressaid Douglas Reilly, vice president of Lucasfilm Games, in a press release.
The team is already working on a sequel for the single-player action-adventure game star wars jedithe release date of which is not yet known.
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Star Wars fans will also be treated to an all-new first-person shooter. It was game director Peter Hirschmann, who notably made Star Wars: Battlefront and Star Wars: The Force Unleashedwhich will oversee the development of the title, already in preparation.
Working with Lucasfilm Games on a new first-person shooter set in the Star Wars galaxy is a dream come true for me, because it’s a story I’ve always wanted to tell.said Peter Hirschmann, game director of Respawn.
The third and final title announced will be a strategy one, according to the press release. The development has been entrusted to the new American studio Bit Reactor, and will be published by the Respawn studio.
Electronic Arts and Disney signed a deal in 2013 for a new series of video games based on the world of Star Wars. Among the titles delivered, there is in particular the game in virtual reality Star Wars: Squadronsfrom the Montreal studio Motive.
Other studios are also working on Star Wars video games, including Ubisoft’s Massive Entertainment (title unknown), Quantic Dream (star wars eclipse), Aspyr Media (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic) and Take-Two Interactive’s Zynga (Star Wars: Hunters).