It has been revealed this week that following on from the acquisition of the Star Wars property by Disney from Lucas Film for a massive $4.05 billion.
Disney has licensed the Star Wars games development to EA in a multi-year agreement, enabling EA to develop and publish new Star Wars games across multiple platforms.
The agreements will also mean that Disney is able to developer mobile, social and online Star Wars titles. EA labels president Frank Gibeau explained:
“Every developer dreams of creating games for the Star Wars universe,”-“The new experiences we create may borrow from films, but the games will be entirely original with all new stories and gameplay.”-“Powering it all will be the Frostbite 3 development engine – guaranteeing incredible graphic fidelity, environments and characters,”
If still unclear at the present time whether any Star Wars games such as Star Wars 1313 or Star Wars: Full Assault games will continue to be developed after it was stopped due to the acquisition by Disney.
Source: EurogamerFiled Under: Gaming News, Technology News, Top News