Star Wars Battlefront Sequel Coming in 2017, Visceral’s Star Wars Title Expected in 2018

May 11, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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During EA’s earnings call yesterday, CFO Blake Jorgensen confirmed that their Star Wars Battlefront sequel will be released in 2017 and will include content from the new movies:

We’ll most likely have at least one Star Wars title a year over the next three years to four years. Next year we will see Star Wars Battlefront back with bigger and better worlds, because we now have the new movies to work off of, not just the historical movies that we used before.

Additionally, Jorgensen said the Star Wars action game from Visceral and Motive is “most likely” releasing in 2018.

After mentioning how Respawn is “very excited” to be working on a new Star Wars game, Jorgensen further discussed their Star Wars plans:

So the cadence should be at least every year along with the cadence of the large and small movies that Disney is doing, or side movies that Disney is doing, relative to Star Wars. And then obviously we’ll continue to layer in mobile titles where possible as well to try to have a diverse Star Wars activity from shooters all the way through action and strategy, but at the same time taking advantage of all the new great IP that’s being developed by our partners at Disney.

CEO Andrew Wilson also said that the “all-new Star Wars Battlefront experience for PlayStation VR” will be out this year.

Going by EA’s comments, and the fact that Star Wars Battlefront’s final expansion arrives in early 2017, expect the next Battlefront to release in late 2017.

What do you hope to see in the new Battlefront?

[Source: EA, Seeking Alpha via Gematsu]