Digital Arts CEO Andrew Wilson in a current earnings name mentioned he “would like to see” one other entry in developer Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi collection, though he did not have any official bulletins to make presently.
When requested throughout the Q&A portion of EA’s first quarter earnings name how the writer would strategy the Star Wars franchise sooner or later with reference to reside companies and “ongoing engagement,” Wilson mentioned EA did not have something to announce presently. Nonetheless, Wilson mentioned EA has an awesome partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm and has discovered unbelievable success with video games like Star Wars Battlefront, the favored Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes cellular sport, and the Star Wars Jedi collection.
“Our groups are all the time fascinated with what are new experiences that we’d be capable to create,” Wilson mentioned. “Actually, I might like to see extra within the Jedi franchise over time. It is simply a rare sport that tells a rare story. And once more, we is perhaps a bit biased, however our sense primarily based on the suggestions we have been getting from our neighborhood and the standard of that product, it is one of many nice beats within the Star Wars galaxy this yr and can possible proceed to be a really significant a part of that galaxy for a few years to come back.”
That lasting impression will likely be helped by the announcement throughout the earnings name that Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will likely be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Whereas no launch date was given, Wilson mentioned the event workforce was “dedicated” to bringing the expertise to last-gen consoles.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor launched to optimistic evaluations earlier this yr, with the PlayStation 5 model sporting a mean rating of 85 on Metacritic. Gamespot’s Star Wars Jedi: Survivor assessment gave Respawn’s newest an 8/10, calling it a “excellent Star Wars sport that will get into the nitty-gritty of the battle of what it takes for a Jedi Knight to start the journey towards the rank of Grasp.”
One other huge Star Wars sport is on the horizon, nevertheless it’s not coming from EA. Ubisoft will launch Star Wars Outlaws, an open-world tackle the Star Wars universe set between the occasions of The Empire Strikes Again and Return of the Jedi, in 2024.
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