Zynga is aiming to launch its unrevealed Star Wars sport by the finish of 2021, with extra information to come quickly, and a gentle launch in the summer time.
Zynga (Words With Friends, Farmville) revealed that it was working on its first Star Wars game late final yr. In the firm’s newest earnings reports, the firm revealed: “We also expect our first Star Wars game to enter soft launch in early summer with the potential to launch by the end of the year.”
A gentle launch is a launch technique usually used for cellular video games, comparable to a beta, however with video games normally launched in particular territories as builders repair bugs and take a look at server capability, with a world launch coming later.
We nonetheless do not know precisely what the Star Wars sport can be, but it surely appears we cannot have to wait too lengthy. In an investor Q&A, CEO Frank Gibeau would not be drawn on extra particulars, however added, “There’ll be more news on the Star Wars title as we progress into the first part of this year.”
Zynga opened a model new Austin, Texas studio to develop its Star Wars sport, including that it had a “mission of bringing AAA console visuals and deep, compelling gameplay to mobile platforms.”
Whatever it’s, this new sport can be one of the first new Star Wars video games to be housed below the returning Lucasfilm Games model, and is presumably one of the new tasks Lucasfilm promised can be revealed throughout 2021. So far, Lucasfilm Games has introduced an open-world Ubisoft Massive game, an Indiana Jones sport from MachineGames, and confirmed that EA nonetheless has extra Star Wars video games to come.
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