Sunday, June 20, 2021

Tough competition for EA: Rivale develops new Star Wars game

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Video games from the Star Wars universe are no longer made at EA. Lucasfilm Games is developing a new Star Wars game together with Ubisoft. The studio for this project will be Massive Entertainment.


The first Star Wars game that EA has not produced since Disney bought it in 2012 comes from competitor Ubisoft. Under the name of Lucasfilm Games Disney takes over the supervision of games of the franchises lying with Lucasfilm.

In a press release, Ubisoft announced that their studio Massive Entertainment will take over the development of the game. Massive is best known for the two parts of The Division. The new Star Wars game comes in a Open world take place and one strong focus on history lay. According to the official Star Wars website, massive has been working on the project for over a year, but there are no further details such as a planned time window for the release.

A few days ago, Lucasfilm Games announced a collaboration with another major publisher. At Bethesda a new Indiana Jones game, the studio behind the project is Mashine Games, the developer of the latest Wolfenstein trilogy.

With Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order EA delivered a good game, but with Star Wars: Battlefront 2 it is also a very controversial game. It is not known whether EA is still working on further games in the franchise, but it seems that the next ones are allowed to try their hand at Star Wars.