Quantic Dream Star Wars game rumored to be more action-focused

The Quantic Dream Star Wars game that is reportedly in development will apparently feature more action than the studio’s previous titles.

According to Kotaku (opens in new tab) – who says it has heard similar rumors about the game through an independent source – Quantic Dream’s Star Wars game “won’t be the conventional type of quick-time-event-driven game we’ve come to expect from the French studio.” Instead, the article claims, “the game will have more traditional action gameplay, and possibly even open world and multiplayer elements.”

The rumors surrounding the Detroit: Become Human and Heavy Rain developer came to light earlier this week via multiple unofficial sources and are yet to be officially confirmed by anyone at Disney or Quantic Dream. 

These details originally stemmed from YouTuber Gautoz (opens in new tab) – who claims that Quantic Dream has finished its contract with Sony and so will be signing with Disney to make a new Star Wars game – and DualShockers’ Tom Henderson (opens in new tab); who recently shared a subtle hint towards this over the weekend and later claimed that the game had been in development for the past 18 months. 

Not only this, but Henderson also claims that the Quantic Dream Twitter account had previously liked a tweet about working on a new Star Wars game. 

Considering the amount of Star Wars games that are in development at the moment, – including Knights of the Old Republic remake for PS5 and the online multiplayer game Star Wars Hunters – and that Quantic Dream does have some kind of new game in development, it wouldn’t be too far of a stretch to believe that these claims could be somewhat true. 

Especially since studio head David Cage has previously revealed the studio’s ambitions for the future noting that “I believe that there are other ways of telling moving and emotional stories that we haven’t tried out yet, and I am really interested in exploring new directions.”

To find out what games are officially releasing soon, take a look at our new games 2021 list. 

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