The studio behind Heavy Rain, Past: Two Souls, and Detroit: Grow to be Human, Quantic Dream, is transferring from androids to droids. It’s growing a brand new Star Wars recreation, in response to experiences from DualShockers and Kotaku. Based on each experiences, Quantic Dream is already 18 months into growth of its unannounced Star Wars undertaking.
Quantic Dream’s rumored Star Wars recreation is reported to be totally different from the developer’s earlier video games. Kotaku, citing an unnamed supply aware of the undertaking, experiences that the sport will focus much less on quicktime event-style mechanics and extra on conventional motion parts. We’ve reached out to Quantic Dream for remark.
Since releasing the PlayStation 4 unique Detroit: Grow to be Human in 2018, Paris-based Quantic Dream has pursued independence, increasing into publishing and founding a brand new studio in Montreal. Quantic Dream Montreal is headed by Stéphane D’Astous, previously of Eidos-Montreal and Ubisoft Montreal. Murderer’s Creed recreation designer Yohan Cazaus briefly served as gameplay director on the new Quantic Dream studio earlier than transferring to Digital Arts’ Motive Studio.
In 2019, Chinese language web firm NetEase bought a minority stake in Quantic Dream, as a part of an funding in “the event and creation of the following technology video games.” NetEase mentioned on the time that the funding will “assist [Quantic Dream]’s imaginative and prescient of changing into a worldwide, multi-franchise leisure firm, and to develop superior applied sciences and video games for the long run.”
Final yr, Quantic Dream self-published its most up-to-date video games, Heavy Rain, Past: Two Souls, and Detroit: Grow to be Human, for Home windows PC on Steam. The video games have been initially printed by Sony Pc Leisure for PlayStation platforms. Quantic Dream has not introduced its subsequent undertaking.
In January, Lucasfilm Video games proclaimed a “new period” for Star Wars video games. “[W]ith Lucasfilm and the galaxy far, far-off getting into a brand new and unprecedented section of creativity, so will the world of Lucasfilm Video games — developed in collaboration with the best studios throughout the business,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement. Since then, Lucasfilm Video games and its companions have introduced a brand new title coming from Ubisoft’s Large Leisure, a remake of Star Wars: Knights of the Previous Republic, and a free-to-play fight area recreation referred to as Star Wars: Hunters.