Apex Legends and Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment is creating three other games set in the Star Wars universe, publisher Electronic art and Lucasfilm game announced on Tuesday. Beyond 2019’s next single-player action adventure Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderRespawn also has a new first-person shooter and a Star Wars-based strategy game in the works.
Game Director Stig Amussen, who previously oversaw development God of War 3 for Sony and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at Respawn, is working on the next game in Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi series, EA has confirmed.
A brand new, untitled first-person shooter game based on Star Wars is being overseen by game director Peter Hirschmann, whose credits include the Star Wars games: The original Battlefront and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. EA said in a press release that Hirschmann and Respawn have just begun working on the game.
The third game is a strategy game co-developed by studio Bit Reactor, a studio recently founded by former XCOM developers. Game industry veteran Greg Foerstch, art director of XCOM 2 and XCOM: Unknown Enemyis leading that studio.
Vince Zampella, founder of Respawn, will oversee this new phase of EA’s relationship with Lucasfilm Games, EA said. Release dates and platforms for Respawn’s new Star Wars games are not available on Navi computers at press time.
Electronic Arts and Disney signed an exclusive agreement in 2013 to create a new series of games based on Star Wars. During that time, EA distributed two new Star Wars Battlefront games from Battlefield developer DICE, Star Wars: The Squad from Motive Studios, Respawn’s Jedi: Fallen Ordersand keep updating for BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic.
But EA isn’t the only publisher making the Star Wars video games these days. Last year, Ubisoft announced that they had signed an agreement with Lucasfilm Games to develop a new, still untitled Star Wars game at Massive Entertainment, the Swedish film studio best known for its work on the Tom Clancy series The Division. The developer Quantic Dream also revealed Star Wars Eclipse in December, Lucasfilm’s first game set in the new Senior Republic era for Star Wars. Role-playing game by BioWare Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Also being remade by Aspyr Media for PlayStation 5 and Windows PC. And Star Wars: The Huntera free-to-play multiplayer arena game from Zynga (recently acquired by Take-Two Interactive), is coming to Android, iOS, and Nintendo Switch this year.
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