Electronic Arts has announced that they have signed a new multi-year exclusive contract that gives them the right to create and publish new games based on the characters and the story of Star Wars. How is this announcement important for Electronic Arts is best illustrated by the signature of Frank Gibeaua, EA Labels boss who does not hide his enthusiasm with the acquired license. „The magic of Star Wars is interwoven into the worlds, characters, planets and amazing battles. It is a universe that lends itself perfectly to gaming. Our agreement unlocks a whole new future of Star Wars games that will span consoles, PCs, tablets, mobile and more“ he said.
According to the agreement, EA will work on Star Wars games intended for a wide audience that will include all genres and all popular platforms, while Disney will retain the rights to titles designed for tablets, mobile devices, and social and online media.
On this occasion, he immediately announced that apart from BioWare many teams like DICE and Viscerala will be involved to create games, and all additional information will be announced later.
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