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EA deal for Star Wars license is for 10 years

EA deal for Star Wars license is for 10 years

It’s no secret by now that EA has secured the rights to Disney’s Star Wars license to make games. The publisher has even announced the first game out of this agreement which is a new take on Battlefront and is being developed by Battlefield developers. DICE. In a conversation with analyst Eric Sheridan, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen has revealed that the deal spans 10 years when asked how the deal came about, and the challenges of creating a game alongside […]

Indie group developing Battlefront 3 using CryEngine3

Indie group developing Battlefront 3 using CryEngine3

An independent group of developers is putting together a third installment in the popular Star Wars: Battlefront series using the CryEngine 3 game development engine. Entitled Star Wars: BattleCry, the indie group is hoping to launch the alpha version sometime later this year, but all bets are off on a solid release date. Billed as a “standalone ‘spiritual successor” to the Battlefront series, the group (comprised mostly of college students who are inspired by the Star Wars universe) is attempting […]