Now, before moving toward the upcoming Star Wars video games, let us go through a short yet interesting journey of games under the banner of this phenomenal Franchise…
Hey Folks! Its Good to Know: About Star Wars Video Games
‘Star Wars’ is a well-famed Title. It all started in 1977 when George Lucas made a film under this title. ‘Star Wars’ was a hit and turned into other media i.e games, comics, TV series, theme places, etc. Star Wars is a science fiction Franchise in space orientation that cover films, and other media. It was phenomenal and gone popular in just one go. Star Wars stepped into gaming in 1979 with 8bit production. The gaming era of this Franchise is divided into three spans.
Eras of Star Wars Video Games
Early licensed games started in 1979 and ended in 1993. In this era, games comprised of 8 and 16 bits and did not carry any narrative because graphics were soo simple and basic. Star Wars started producing games under the banner of the ‘LucasFilm Game’.
George Lucas, in 1993 decided to start his own games development company because he saw the popularity of Star Wars video games and created LucasArts. This time or era of Star Wars games started from 1993 to 2014. In this span, games had narrative and had much advanced and better graphics thus enhancing the film narrative in the games. In this era, initially, games followed the film’s stories and narratives but later on the by time, games developed their own narratives. This era of Star Wars video games featured cut scenes and voiceovers. Disney bought ‘LucasArts’ in 2012. Disney in 2014, closed LucasArts Later on.
In 2014 Electronic Arts, commonly known as EA, solely got the rights of Star Wars video games. Contract or Rights of Star Wars Video games with EA will expire in 2024. Star Wars games are now being produced under the banner of ‘EA Star War Games’. Star War games produced by EA are having more similarities or synchronization with the Lucasfilm story group. Moreover, EA took the graphics to a whole new level.
Games On The Way…
There are more than 100 Star Wars video games. EA is a well-known name in gaming development and under the hood of EA, the best Star Wars games have yet to come. Let us see what we got in the upcoming Star Wars games 2020.
Star Wars Squadrons
This is going be the masterpiece of Star Wars video games series because EA worked on it a lot. Star Wars Squadrons is going to be graphic intensive game and it will feature spectacularly chaotic space and technological aspects and elements aided by high-end graphics. The Game is having Single Player and multiplayer modes. You will be able to enjoy the Cockpit in a first-person perspective. Players will be able to play the entire game in VR, giving you the ultimate gaming experience, most significantly, the cockpit experience. There will be a definitive Star Wars pilot experience. There will be rich instrumentation in the cockpit to assist the pilot. The instruments will indicate different aspects and elements that will ultimately help the pilot to act accordingly. There will be diverse characters along with the player.
Your career in the Game will begin as a single-player story. Players will have to go through extremely challenging missions. Your skills in the game will be improved with time. How you play the game will shape the balance of power in the galaxy. In multiplayer mode, there will be 5v5 in the form of squadrons. Each character with special abilities. Dogfights are going to be one of the most exciting aspect of this game. You will see a variety of space vehicles with specific specialties like interception, heavy-hitting, and inflicting heavy damage to the enemy. There will be support ships and flagships as well in the game. Players will able to experience high speed and amazing maneuvers virtually. This will definitely generate adrenaline rush and excitement.
Trailer and Release Date
EA has released its trailer and it is readily a feast to eyes. This, one of the most awaited Star Wars video games will be released on the 2nd of October 2020 according to the EA. You can Pre-order this game as well. It is going to be one of the best Star Wars video games.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
This game, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga is another one of the upcoming Star Wars games 2020. It will include all nine Saga films. In addition to fun-filled adventures, Whimsical humor elements are also sprinkled in the game. The initial release date which was disclosed is 20th October 2020. It will be available for Play Station, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows.
Stars Wars has been a popular franchise and always brought satisfaction to its fans. Upcoming Star Wars games will carry this satisfactory legacy as the trailers of the games are projecting this aspect. Squadrons for the adrenaline rush lovers and The Skywalkers Saga for lego lovers, both are going to be a feast for both. Pre-Order and wait… See you then…