EA may be reviving a long-established IP at their EA Play Reside occasion when it airs on July 22.
The information comes from GamesBeat journalist Jeff Grubb, as he just lately said in a stream that EA Motive’s subsequent sport is an “established IP revival” (through VGC) and that it needs to be a pleasing shock for followers.
When requested what he thought EA Motive was engaged on on this stream he replied “I can’t say”. He did verify although that it’s a longtime IP, and “an enormous deal one” at that. Hypothesis has since taken maintain, with many holding out hope for a sport within the Useless House franchise.
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The final title within the collection, Useless House 3, launched in 2013 and didn’t meet EA’s expectations by way of gross sales. This meant that the deliberate Useless House 4 was scrapped, however in 2018 Eurogamer spoke to Useless House inventive director Ben Wanat, who advised them what the sequel might have been.
“The flotilla part in Useless House 3 hinted at what non-linear gameplay might be, and I might have cherished to go lots deeper into that.”
The sport would have blended linear and open-world gameplay, and tasked gamers with scavenging components for their very own ship that may take them to completely different star methods.
EA Motive was fashioned in 2015 with the intention to create new IPs and action-adventure titles. Nevertheless in a weblog publish from final October, Motive’s normal supervisor Patrick Klaus mentioned the studio had a brand new mission – “To empower gamers to create, experiment, reside and share their very own distinctive tales.”
He mentioned: “Along with Star Wars: Squadrons, we’re additionally engaged on a number of unannounced tasks. Innovation is hard, but it surely’s additionally thrilling and energizing. With our new mission, we’re attempting plenty of issues and testing many concepts which you’ll be able to’t get connected to, as iteration and experimentation are wholesome and a key to discovering one thing nice.”
The studio assisted DICE and Criterion Video games with the event of Star Wars Battlefront II in 2017 and totally developed Star Wars Squadrons, which launched in 2020.