4 May is the perfect day to reveal that a new Star Wars game is in the works and Titanfall creators Respawn have seized the opportunity.
“I am happy to announce our partnership with Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm to deliver a whole new adventure to the galaxy”, states Stig Asmussen on the new Respawn site.
While we know little about the new Star Wars game, they have stated that it will be a “third-person action/adventure game set in the Star Wars universe” created in partnership with EA Lucasfilm. Stig goes on to say:
“But it’s not all fun and games — we promise to pay respect to the Star Wars legacy at all times, a fact that will be constantly reinforced and honored as a central game design tenet. Fans should expect the exemplary level of quality first established at Respawn with Titanfall, a game that epitomizes our studio’s dedication to slick, larger-than-life action and fun, groundbreaking mechanics. Moving forward, we couldn’t ask for a better universe in which to continue this journey, and although I would love to share all of the exciting places we are going, we have the following piece of information to divulge with you all today:”
EA’s Patrick Söderlund added, “Today, I’m thrilled to be able to announce that EA and the talented team at Respawn Entertainment have expanded our relationship to include the development of an all-new 3rd person action adventure game set in the Star Wars universe. They join our other great studios – Visceral Games, DICE, Capital Games, BioWare, Motive and more – who are currently working on Star Wars projects.”
We’ll hopefully hear more about this in the weeks ahead.