Star Wars 1313 Dev Reflects On Game's Cancellation In Wake Of The Mandalorian's Popularity

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In the wake of the big success and acclaim of the Star Wars TV show The Mandalorian, which is about a bounty hunter in space, God of War director Cory Barlog tweeted that he hopes there is a developer out there trying to make a new Star Wars bounty hunter video game.

Celia Hodent, a former Lucasfilm developer, responded to Barlog by pointing out that she and her team tried to do just that with Star Wars 1313. Announced in 2012, the game was a third-person action adventure title set beneath Coruscant where you play as a bounty hunter. However, when Disney acquired Lucasfilm, the mega corporation closed developer LucasArts and cancelled all their games, including Star Wars 1313.

Developer Patrick Wren worked on this game, and he responded to Hodent’s tweet, “If only people could have seen what was coming.”

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