Improvement of the upcoming Star Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic remake for the PS5 and PC is on pause, in keeping with Bloomberg. The sport’s artwork director and design director had been additionally fired earlier this month after the event staff confirmed a demo of the sport to Lucasfilm and Sony.
The Knights of the Outdated Republic (KOTOR) remake was first introduced at Sony’s large fall showcase final September, however developer Aspyr Media, which is owned by Embracer Group, hasn’t but shared a launch timeframe for the title. The remake has been in improvement for 3 years, and whereas the unique plan was to launch the sport by the top of 2022, a extra “sensible goal” is now 2025, Bloomberg experiences.
Saber Interactive, one other Embracer Group studio, can be serving to with improvement, and Bloomberg says that “some at Aspyr consider” that Saber might take over. Aspyr, Embracer Group, and Sony didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Whereas the unique KOTOR was launched in 2003 and was developed by BioWare, Aspyr is sort of acquainted with the sport and its sequel, because it labored on ports of each. Among the authentic KOTOR staff can be on board for the remake, Aspyr’s Ryan Treadwell wrote in a PlayStation weblog put up. The sport shall be a console unique for PS5 when it launches.
The KOTOR remake is only one of many large Star Wars video games in improvement proper now. EA’s Respawn is engaged on a sequel to Jedi: Fallen Order, Quantic Dream is making a sport known as Star Wars: Eclipse, whereas Amy Hennig’s new studio is growing an “authentic story within the legendary Star Wars galaxy.”