Lucasfilm Games doesn’t stop anymore! After the announcement of its creationIt is now a collaboration with Ubisoft to develop a new open world Star Wars game that has just been revealed. This is in the early stages of its development entrusted to Ubisoft’s Massive Entertainment, the developers of Department 2,
This new Star Wars project will use Massive’s snowdrop engine and see Julian Gerighty, director Department 2 and The crew,at the head of the creative team. In relation to the game, Lucasfilm Games has not yet provided any information about the characters present or the setting we will be exploring.
If EA had a monopoly on the games on the license for eight years, the galaxy now appears to be open to other developers, explained Sean Shoptaw, vice president of Global Games & Interactive Experiences at Disney. Studios can now submit their ideas to Lucasfilm Games, whether or not they will validate the various projects. Because in addition to participating in the development of the next games, the company will also play the role of guarantor of the consistency of the Star Wars license.
Lucasfilm hopes to diversify the Star Wars video game offering that EA has not achieved in recent years as the number of titles remains very limited. A new strategy seems to be being implemented by Lucasfilm Games, which has already announced a collaboration with Bethesda for an Indiana Jones game here.