Award-winning studio Massive Entertainment is leading the development of a new story-driven, open-world Star Wars adventure.
As we reported yesterday, Ubisoft announces the collaboration with Lucasfilm Games and the development of a new story-driven open-world video game in the beloved Star Wars galaxy.
Led by Ubisoft’s award-winning Malmö-based AAA studio Massive Entertainment, the project brings together some of the most experienced and innovative talent in the video game industry. It will make optimal use of the latest technologies from Massive – including the Snowdrop engine – to deliver a groundbreaking Star Wars adventure.
“The massive Star Wars saga is an incredible source of inspiration for our teams,” said Yves Guillemot, co-founder and CEO of Ubisoft. “This is the beginning of a long-term relationship with Disney and Lucasfilm Games, and we are excited to work hand in hand to build on the incredible legacy of Lucasfilm to create a game we know is the Star Wars Fans will love. “
“Ubisoft has a unique talent for creating immersive worlds. So we’re excited to be working with them on this project, ”said Douglas Reilly, VP, Lucasfilm Games. “The passion and talent of the Massive team are inspiring and together we share a vision for the kind of original stories we want to tell with our players in this vast galaxy. They have the creativity, experience and understanding of communities to bring impressive authenticity, depth and innovation to this new Star Wars game. “
“In the Star Wars galaxy and beyond, we work with the best teams in the industry to create world-class games that push the boundaries of the medium,” said Sean Shoptaw, SVP, Disney Games and Interactive Experiences. “Together, Lucasfilm Games and Massive Entertainment can create something truly unique for our fans around the world.”
As the game’s creative director, Julian Gerighty of Massive says, “This is a saga we love, and we want to live up to it with a game and story that will send fans alike, lifelong and new, on a haunting and outstanding journey that will be remembered for years. “
Massive is actively looking for the best and most outstanding talent who want to participate in this career-defining project. More information about the game and the release date will be announced at a later date.