Ubisoft is working on a new

Star Wars

game in the open world genre.

Ubisoft subsidiary Massive recently started production,




Lucasfilm outsourced all rights to

Star Wars

games to publisher Electronic Arts in 2013, after it closed its own studio LucasArts.

That era - which spawned some major titles:

Star Wars Battlefront



Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order


Star Wars: Squadrons

- now seems to be coming to an end.

It was initially suggested that the rights would be with EA until 2023.

The news follows the announcement that Lucasfilm's gaming division is starting "a new chapter" under the name Lucasfilm Games.

The first game to be announced under the new regime is an

Indiana Jones

game being developed by Machineworks (

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood


Little is known

about the new

Star Wars


Julian Gerighty, director of

The Division 2

, will lead the project.

Massive will use its own software, Snowdrop, to develop the game.