electronic arts announced that Respawn Entertainment is working on three Star Wars projects.
The first is the new version of the Jedi saga (presumably Jedi Fallen Order 2), with a team led by Stig Asmussen.
The second is a first-person shooter, with a development team led by Peter Hirschmann, Respawn’s game director. Production on this title has just started, so don’t expect to see it until 2024 as soon as possible.
And the third is a strategy game, which is developed in collaboration with the new Bit Reactor studio, which we talked about exactly a few days ago and which is formed by former Firaxis workers, with experience in titles like Civilization or XCOM.
Vince Zampella, the CEO and founder of Respawn (responsible for Titanfall, Apex Legends and Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order) will be responsible for overseeing the three projects and coordinating the relationship between EA and Lucasfilm.
Lucasfilm Games Vice President Douglas Reilly said, “We’re excited to continue working with the talented developers of Respawn in a very, very large galaxy.”
Peter Hirschmann, Game Director at Respawn, added that “working with Lucasfilm Games on a new FPS set in the Star Wars galaxy is a dream come true, and it’s a story I’ve always wanted to tell.” Hirschmann, oddly enough, had previously worked at LucasArts, serving as vice president of development and executive producer of the first Star Wars Battlefront.
Finally, Zampella explained that “at Respawn, we’re big Star Wars fans and we’re excited to work with Lucasfilm Games on new titles that we’ve wanted to make over the years.”