Ubisoft is creating an open-world Star Wars sport that can launch beneath the revived Lucasfilm Video games banner. The deliberate launch would be the first Star Wars sport from a studio outdoors of EA in almost a decade, ending a multiyear exclusivity deal.
The brand new title is being developed by Ubisoft Large and can use the studio’s Snowdrop engine. The Division 2 director Julian Gerighty is serving as inventive director on the mission and Ubisoft is presently staffing up for it.
Ubisoft hasn’t revealed any specifics concerning the sport. Per a report from Wired, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot teased that the sport can be a primary for the franchise.
“We’re excited to have our Ubisoft Large studio working intently with Lucasfilm Video games to create an authentic Star Wars journey that’s totally different from something that has been achieved earlier than,” says Guillemot.
The information is important 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 firms. Disney President of World Video games Sean Shoptaw advised 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 sport beneath the Lucasfilm Video games identify. Disney 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 tasks.