Respawn Leisure has put up a number of job adverts regarding a brand new entry in its Star Wars Jedi collection, following the well-received Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. It is at present on the lookout for a principal game author, senior VFX artist, and audio engineer, all of which roles are listed particularly as being for Star Wars Jedi.

There’s no actual element on the game within the job information blurb, past that they will assist Respawn “create an unimaginable Star Wars expertise for our gamers in a enjoyable, third-person action-adventure setting.” The audio engineer itemizing does affirm it is being constructed utilizing Unreal Engine 5 nevertheless, each mentioning becoming a member of the “Jedi group utilizing Unreal Engine 5” and referencing the software program a number of instances subsequently.

‘Profitable Star Wars collection to get third entry’ is not probably the most stunning information on the planet, in fact, and Respawn’s Stig Asmussen stated as a lot shortly earlier than Jedi: Survivor’s launch. Requested whether or not any new game would move from Unreal Engine 4 to five he instructed IGN “it’s a fairly protected assumption […] I am not going to say it’ll be simple. I imply, we’ve got a number of proprietary issues that we have warped the engine into doing what it does for Jedi immediately, and we must retool a few of that to get it to work on any new engine.”

Asmussen went on to say “I all the time wished to see this as a trilogy […] How can we take Cal and the crew to new locations past what we have been doing within the first game? We had a fairly first rate concept of timeframe where we wished Survivor to happen, what the stakes have been going to be, what the tone of the game was going to be, what Cal was going to be up towards, and the way the crew was going to issue into that. And there is concepts of what we might do past that as nicely.”

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor had a brief delay within the runup to launch, and launched on PC in a fairly dangerous means: Respawn’s since launched a number of patches concentrating on the efficiency points, however the PC model’s metacritic rating of 78 stays a way beneath the console variations within the excessive 80s. 

In addition to the Jedi collection, Respawn is engaged on a Star Wars FPS (being led by Peter Hirschmann, co-creator of Medal of Honor), and there are dozens of roles being marketed for that and Apex Legends. Clearly Lucasfilm Video games likes the reduce of Respawn’s jib as a result of there’s additionally a Star Wars technique game in early growth over there, although there’s nothing on that but, though all of us hope it will be a brand new and genuinely good Star Wars: Battlefront.