UBISOFT CONFIRMS IT’S WORKING ON A NEW OPEN-WORLD STAR WARS GAME

If yesterday we met Bethesda’s intention to create an Indiana Jones video game in collaboration with Lucasfilm Games , today we woke up to the news that the French developer Ubisoft is going to carry out a new open world game set in Star Wars , together Lucasfilm Games too.

Led by Massive Entertainment, the acclaimed AAA game studio based in Malmö, Sweden, the project brings together some of the gaming industry’s most experienced and innovative talents, who will take full advantage of Massive’s cutting-edge technologies, including the Snowdrop engine, to deliver an innovative Star Wars adventure .

“The vast lore of Star Wars is an incredible source of inspiration for our teams,” commented Yves Guillemot, co-founder and CEO of Ubisoft. “This is the beginning of a long-term collaboration with Disney Lucasfilm Games, and we are delighted to be working hand-in-hand to build on Lucasfilm’s incredible legacy, a game that we are sure Star Wars fans will love. “

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“Ubisoft has a unique talent for building immersive worlds, so we are delighted to be working with them on this project,” said Douglas Reilly, VP of Lucasfilm Games. We are inspired by the passion and talent of the team at Massive, and together we share a vision of the kind of original stories we want to tell our players in this expanding galaxy. They have the creativity, the experience, and the understanding of the community to bring astonishing 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, Senior Vice President, Disney Games and Interactive Experiences. “Together, Lucasfilm Games and Massive Entertainment can create something truly unique for our fans around the world.”

As Creative Director of the game, Julian Gerighty of Massive, comments: “This is a lore that we love and we want to do it justice with a game and a story that will appeal to longtime fans and newcomers alike, on a journey. immersive and exceptional that will stay with them for years.