They have been ringing for more than three years rumors of a remake from Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the role-playing game with turn-based combat developed by BioWare in 2003 for Xbox and PC. Saying remake, according to youtuber MrMattyPlays (va Wccftech), change saying combat system for one more similar to that of an action RPG and more accessible.
The youtuber says it does not have more details of this remake o reimaginacin of both the BioWare game and the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 by Obsidian Entertainment. Jason Schreier, periodical de Bloomberg and ex of Kotaku, stated in February that those responsible for remake son Aspyr Media, an information in which Schreier has been reiterated this week.
Aspyr Media is a firm with 24 years of experience behind his back that has traditionally focused on performing adaptations of modern and classic video games to other systems. They are no strangers to the saga created by George Lucas, as they have worked on the re-releases of Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, the ports for mobiles of the DIRTY and the recent Star Wars: Republic Commando.
The company, now owned by Embracer Group, will have in this remake his most ambitious project to date with a $ 70 million budget, according to data arising at the time of said acquisition. Rumors speak that the remake integrate into the same title elements of the two DIRTY and adapt its plot to current canon of Star Wars.
The re-founding of Lucasfilm games
Lucasfilm, a Disney owned label, announced earlier this year at Lucasfilm Games, a brand under which all video games based on their intellectual properties will be united. Between them there will be a Star Wars open world developed by Massive Entertainment (The Division) and a set of India Jones created by MachineGames (Wolfenstein: The New Order).