With the acquisition of Lucas Arts, Disney has signed a 10-year deal agreement with EA for video game development. This means that the main Star Wars titles will be developed by EA though there are other development studios that have their hand on a specific Star Wars related title as well. During a Fortune interview, Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson talked about how the development studio is handling the series.
What Warner Bros. did with Batman was take the core roots of that IP and manifest that inside the walls of Gotham City and delivered an interactive experience that had real ties to what you would see in the films and what you had read in the comics, while having its own life because it could provide such deep and more immersive storylines. When we look at the Star Wars properties that’s how we’re looking at it.
Apparently, EA has no plans on making any Star Wars games that are based on any of the films. Instead, they will have their very own unique story within the Star Wars universe. Currently, there is two upcoming Star Wars related titles in the works. We have a new Star Wars: Battlefront developed by DICE and an unnamed title coming from Visceral Games.