The number of new Star Wars video games in development has exploded since the publisher Electronic Arts Exclusive Access to the already active Lucasfilm franchise. There are at least eight major Star Wars games in development, with many more likely to be announced in the coming months and years.
Those video game projects join a long list new movie, television show, books and comics Set in George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away, as Lucasfilm Games works to rebuild the Star Wars presence in the game. Many of those games have been around for years, as evidenced by the number of Star Wars logos and untitled projects you’ll see below.
In addition to recent releases like Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for Nintendo Switch and continue to develop games like MMO Star Wars: The Old Republicthese are all the Star Wars games in development (that we know about).
Star Wars: The Hunter
Developed by Zynga and NaturalMotion, the studio known for CSR Racing games, Star Wars: The Hunter is a free-to-play multiplayer arena fighting game that will be available on Android, iOS, and Nintendo Switch in 2022. Star Wars: The Hunter is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire and features a colorful cast of original characters. Highlights include Slingshot, an Ugnaught riding Droideka into battle; Utooni, a pair of Jawas making fun of two kids wearing the same coat; Grozz, a Wookiee who fights using a pair of torn KX droid arms as a melee weapon; and J-3D1, a droid programmed to think it can use the Force.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic redo
BioWare and LucasArts Star Wars Role Playing Game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is being “completely rebuilt from the ground up” by developer Aspyr with help from Sony Interactive Entertainment. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake promise “[honor] what fans loved about the original, while also taking new fans on this incredible journey. A remake of the 2003 original will be released for PlayStation 5 as a console exclusive at launch, and it will also come to PC.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake No release date.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2
Titanfall and Apex Legends developer Respawn Entertainment is working on a 2019 sequel Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderThe game puts Jedi Padawan Cal Kestis on a galactic chase set after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Game director Stig Asmussen (God of War 3) is back at the top of the sequel, with no release date or official title.
FPS without a Star Wars title
Respawn Entertainment also has a Brand New Untitled Star Wars First Person Shooter in works. Game director Peter Hirschmann is directing the shooter’s development, which is good news for fans of the early Medal of Honor games and the original Star Wars: Battlefront games, where he was a producer. Respawn’s Star Wars shooter has no announced release date or platform, but it appears to be publisher Electronic Arts’ replacement for the modern Battlefront franchise, developed by DICE.
Untitled Star Wars Strategy Game
Respawn also has fingers in the new Star Wars strategy game. The studio is producing the untitled game, but development is led by Bit Reactor, a new studio founded by the developers of the XCOM and Civilization franchises. Bit Reactor by Greg Foertsch, artistic director of XCOM and XCOM 2. There is no release date for this one.
Untitled Star Wars game from Ubisoft Massive Entertainment
Massive Entertainment, known for its work on Tom Clancy’s The Division games, is creating a “New story open world video game set in the Star Wars galaxy. Little is known about what Massive calls the “Star Wars Project,” other than that it will use the studio’s in-house Snowdrop engine and series veteran Tom Clancy’s Julian Gerighty will take the role. Creative director of the game.
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot called Massive’s Star Wars game “the beginning of a long partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm Games,” so expect more from the publishers of Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry.
Star Wars Eclipse
Announced with a dramatic trailer at The Game Awards 2021, Star Wars Eclipse is the first announced video game set in the relatively new era of the franchise Republic era“the golden age of the Jedi.” eclipse is being developed by Quantic Dream (Detroit: Be Human, Heavy rain) and will feature players with a diverse cast of characters as they explore the uncharted regions of the Outer Rim and encounter never-before-seen species and planets. Quantic Dream promises a deep, branching story: “Players’ choices will be at the heart of the experience, as every decision can have a dramatic impact on the course of the story.”
Star Wars Eclipse There’s no release date or platform, but early reports on its development suggest that this Star Wars intergalactic voyage is far, far away.
Untitled Star Wars game from Skydance New Media
Amy Hennig, who previously worked on the Star Wars game at EA’s Visceral Games studio, but has seen her project – called Project Ragtag – remade and ultimately canceled, is having a scene. Another shot at Star Wars. Hennig’s relatively new studio, Skydance New Mediadeveloping a “Cinematic action adventure game with original story“Set in the Star Wars universe. No title, release date or platform has been announced.