Star Wars Eclipse is rumoured to be the Detroit: Become Human devs’ next game

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Where there’s smoke, there’s typically fireplace – and there’s lots of smoke round a brand new Star Wars game mentioned to be in growth at Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dream. Rumours about the game have been circulating since September, and a brand new batch of dialogue means that the game will be introduced in December.

Putting some caveats earlier than his report, trade insider Jeff Grubb says in his newest GrubbSnax podcast (paywalled): “You can go to Reddit, make a forum post about this if you want, but I’m going to say right now: I’m not certain. I think it is a Star Wars: High Republic game, and it’s called Star Wars Eclipse. That’s what I’m hearing.”

Grubb says he expects an official announcement on the game “probably before the end of the year”, and posits two potential venues for that reveal. One is Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards on December 9. The different is an ongoing collection of bulletins of recent Star Wars merchandise at StarWars.com. The website has teased a videogame-related announcement for December 14.

In September, Tom Henderson – one other insider with a dependable file of leaks – teased a Star Wars game from Quantic Dream, and French YouTuber Gautoz individually reported that Quantic Dream had completed its contract with Sony and would now be working with Disney on a Star Wars game.

If you haven’t been maintaining with fashionable Star Wars publications, The High Republic is a storytelling period set round 200 years earlier than the movies. There’ve been books and comics, and a Disney+ collection known as The Acolyte was revealed to be in growth again in 2020.

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Quantic Dream has been beneath fireplace for alleged office harassment for years, following experiences on the firm in French media. Studio bosses David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière efficiently sued Le Monde for libel on account of the allegations. However, the court docket present in favour of outlet Mediapart in an identical swimsuit.