The sequel will little question launch for PS5 and Xbox Collection X (Pic: EA)
EA’s single-player Star Wars sport launched simply over a yr in the past and its continued success all however ensures extra titles prefer it.
It’s laborious to imagine that it’s solely been a yr since Star Was Jedi: Fallen Order launched, however then 2020 has been a bit uncommon – to say the least.
In that point, the single-player sport has continued to be successful for writer EA. In actual fact, it’s been one of many best-selling video games in America during the last 12 months.
This comes from trade analyst Mat Piscatella, who reveals that Fallen Order stands at quantity two within the charts, solely dropping out to Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare.
Even with the Star Wars licence, that is spectacular, because it’s managed to beat out newer releases like Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Final Fantasy 7 Remake (which got here third and tenth in the identical chart respectively), though Nintendo doesn’t report digital gross sales so Animal Crossing’s gross sales are primarily unknown.
Whereas that is excellent news for EA and followers of the sport, it’s slightly ironic contemplating EA’s stance on single-player video games within the latest previous.
Just a few years in the past, the writer cancelled a linear single-player Star Wars game from Visceral Video games (the Lifeless House studio), claiming that that form of sport isn’t well-liked anymore.
When speaking in regards to the cancelled sport EA chief monetary officer Blake Jorgensen stated, in 2017, that the sport (which was being overseen by Uncharted creator Amy Hennig and was related in fashion) was a, ‘rather more linear sport, that individuals don’t like as a lot right this moment as they did 5 years in the past or 10 years in the past.’
Fallen Order’s preliminary success appeared to ensure that a sequel would happen, which has since been confirmed to be in growth.
With a bit of luck, EA will contemplate extra single-player Star Wars video games (perhaps a Star Wars: Bounty Hunter revival with the Mandalorian or one thing?) and even simply extra single-player video games basically, now it’s been confirmed that there’s a really massive marketplace for them.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is offered on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It’s going to launch for Stadia on November 24.
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