Following latest rumors that Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human studio Quantic Dream is at present engaged on a Star Wars game, new sources have claimed that the upcoming title is extra action-oriented than the studio’s previous titles. Additionally, the supply claims that the game could even function some open-world and journey parts which, if true, mark a big departure from Quantic Dream’s ordinary system of game development.
Just a couple of days in the past, trade insider Tom Henderson teased that the French studio was working on a Star Wars game, although not a lot else was talked about. Before that, French YouTuber “Gautoz” had leaked the mission, equally mentioning that Quantic Dream had “finished their contract with Sony and [was] signing with Disney.” Henderson additionally revealed that the studio had already been engaged on the rumored Star Wars title for “around 18 months.”
Similarly, one other separate supply chatting with Kotaku states that the studio has been growing the game for “approximately a year and a half.” More importantly, they revealed that the game “won’t be the conventional type of quick-time-event-driven game” that has outlined a few of Quantic Dream’s greatest hits. Rather, the game will function conventional motion gameplay and “possibly even open world and multiplayer elements.” Whether or not the game will nonetheless function QTEs and decision-based branching storylines like Detroit or Heavy Rain is at present unconfirmed.
This strains up with earlier statements from Quantic Dream, which said again in 2019 that followers can “expect to see different genres by Quantic Dream in the future.” Notably, Lucasfilm Games additionally introduced that it was open to pitches from other game studios after its exclusivity deal with Electronic Arts ended. Coupled with the latest Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic remake announcement and the truth that EA and BioWare are not involved in its development, it seems as if Lucasfilm Games is keen to offer new studios a shot on the multi-decade franchise.