Disney unveils Star Wars: The High Republic, makes no point out of games

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Disney has now formally revealed what Project Luminous is, nevertheless it doesn’t appear to be we’re getting any games.

Earlier this 12 months, Star Wars blogs reported that Project Luminous, Disney’s codename for the following part of Star Wars, can be a cross-media marketing campaign with overlapping, interconnected tales set tons of of years earlier than the Skywalker Saga.

An important element within the unique leaks was that this initiative would start with a video game, therefore why we lined it within the first place. Today, Disney revealed Luminous’ official identify – Star Wars: The High Republic.

Though numerous particulars – such because the identify – had been precisely leaked, Disney’s official launch sadly makes no point out of video games. Instead, this “storytelling initiative” will give attention to comics and novels, with an enormous story to be instructed by means of works of various authors. Disney additionally confirmed that this specific interval gained’t overlap with any movies or collection in manufacturing.

This fills the preliminary hearsay with a couple of holes, nevertheless it’s additionally disappointing in gentle of EA’s cancellation of another original Star Wars game, and the operating hearsay {that a} Knights of the Old Republic remake/reboot is within the works.

Perhaps it was by no means sensible to imagine that video games can be concerned within the first place. Disney’s press launch makes it fairly definitive that this can be a comics-only enterprise, however the future may contain greater than that, ought to it discover traction.