EA has had a pretty rough time figuring out how to effectively make use of the Star Wars video game license. They started out on the right foot by rebooting the beloved Battlefront series… but that failed to resonate with fans. They followed it up with an even more poorly received sequel which was slammed for its controversial monetization, a lackluster campaign, and more.
To make matters worse, EA canceled Visceral Games’ highly anticipated single-player Star Wars title by closing the studio entirely which ruffled the feathers of fans everywhere. Now, the future of the brand remains unclear with only Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on the horizon but not much is known [...]
Electronic Arts has canceled its open-world Star Wars game, according to three people familiar with goings-on at the company. The game, announced alongside the shutdown of Visceral Games back in 2017, had been in development at EA’s large office in Vancouver.