Improvement on Star Wars: KOTOR Remake has seemingly floor to a halt in any respect of Embracer Group’s studios. This possible spells cancellation, in accordance with the most recent experiences.
The rumors are fueled by Embracer CEO Lars Wingefors’ refusal to speak in regards to the sport throughout the firm’s newest monetary earnings investor name.
Star Wars: KOTOR Remake is “not being labored on proper now”
The Star Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic remake is “not being labored on in any means at any studio” in accordance with famend trade insider Jeff Grubb on the most recent Game Mess Mornings podcast. In the course of the newest Embracer Group investor name, as transcribed by Seeking Alpha, the publishing group’s CEO refused to make clear the sport’s standing, merely saying “I seen that something I say to this turns into a headline, so that’s my solely remark.”
The sport was delayed indefinitely in 2022. Developer Aspyr Media beforehand created a vertical slice demo of the sport to indicate to Lucasfilm and Sony. Whereas preliminary experiences recommend each corporations have been pleased with the sport’s progress, Aspyr’s design director and artwork director have been fired shortly after.
Star Wars: KOTOR Remake was then passed on to Saber Interactive, the developer that assisted Aspyr Media with the remake. Based on Grubb, improvement was then transferred once more to a different unnamed Embracer studio earlier than being halted utterly.
Since then, Sony has been removing all traces of the PS5 exclusive from the internet, together with Twitter and Youtube, though the official purpose for that is expired licensing rights on the trailer’s music.
The remake wasn’t the one mission to be canceled at Aspyr Media. Improvement was additionally halted on the Restored Content material DLC for Star Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic II on Nintendo Change. In a latest courtroom case submitting, as noticed by Axios, Aspyr mentioned it “believed it will be capable of launch the content material, however a 3rd social gathering objected and Aspyr was unable to take action”. The identification of the third social gathering is unclear.