Ubisoft is working on a new
game in the open world genre.
Ubisoft subsidiary Massive recently started production,
Lucasfilm outsourced all rights to
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
game being developed by Machineworks (
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
Little is known
about the new
Julian Gerighty, director of
The Division 2
, will lead the project.
Massive will use its own software, Snowdrop, to develop the game.