Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm Games announce new Star Wars titles in development by Respawn Entertainment
Games + Apps // JANUARY 25, 2022
Three unique games are on the way from the studio behind Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
star wars players, get ready for new adventures spanning the galaxy and genre.
Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm Games announced today that they will be joining forces again for three new star wars titles: the next title in the star wars jedi franchise, a strategy game, and a first-person shooter, all currently in development by Respawn Entertainment.
Directing the next episode of the star wars Jedi the story is Respawn’s game director Stig Asmussen; Game Director Peter Hirschmann, who has a long and storied history with star warsleads the development of Respawn star wars First person shooter. A new studio led by games industry veteran Greg Foertsch will create the new star wars strategy game, developed through a production collaboration between Respawn and Bit Reactor. Respawn will produce the new star wars strategy game while Bit Reactor leads the development of the title.
“We are thrilled to continue working with the extremely talented teams at Respawn,” said Douglas Reilly, vice president of Lucasfilm Games. “They have shown excellence in telling the epic star wars stories as well as best-in-class gameplay across different genres and we look forward to bringing more amazing experiences to the galaxy far, far away.
“Building on the previous successes of our relationship with EA, this new collaboration highlights the trust and mutual respect shared between the world-class teams at EA, Respawn and Lucasfilm Games,” said Sean Shoptaw, SVP, Walt Disney Games. “Encouraged by the expertise and passion of each team, we will create exciting original games for diverse audiences across the star wars galaxy.”
“Working with Lucasfilm Games on a new FPS in the star wars galaxy is a dream come true for me, because it’s a story I’ve always wanted to tell,” Hirschmann said. Hirschmann previously worked as vice president of development at LucasArts and served as an executive producer on the original star wars battle front Games.
Vince Zampella, Group Chief Executive and Founder of Respawn, will oversee this new phase of EA’s relationship with Lucasfilm, building on Respawn’s award-winning history in game development and expertise in engaging storytelling. star wars stories.
“We are big fans of star wars and we’re excited to be working with Lucasfilm Games on new titles that we’ve wanted to make for years,” Zampella said. “If you want to do good star wars games, you should come join us on our journey.
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