Titanfall Studio Respawn is working on a new Star Wars game for publisher Electronic Arts. Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order expires before the end of 2019, but now EA investors tell us more about Respawn.
During an earnings conference with analysts and shareholders today, EA CEO Andrew Wilson referred Respawn as one of the reasons why the company is so excited about the future. He did this during his prepared remarks, which is a quarterly ritual where the CEO does something cheerleading for their company while providing some basic insights. But when he mentioned Respawn, he noticed that the studio should have more than one game before the next vacation.
This is the statement from the prepared comments, which you will find on the EA website.
"Over several studios, we have new projects in progress," said Wilson. "[That includes] game from Respawn, which is slated for launch next season."
You will notice that he used the majority form of the word "game" It will indicate that the studio wants more than just Jedi: The Fallen Book for gift giving holidays next year. Well, you're aware of the only one who noticed the phrase. One of the analysts on the conversation with EA asked if Wilson did it intentionally, or if he made a mistake.
In response to that, EA's Finance Director Blake Jorgensen stated that it was a deliberate inclusion.
"You heard Andrew say" Games " majority with respect to Respawn, said Jorgensen. «Think that a little Easter egg is left in the conference call.»
What do we get and reach?
It is important to note that EA can not lie or mislead investors under one of these calls. It would open up litigation to misrepresent the truth of investors. You can ask Elon Musk how it goes. But Jørgensen finished the conversation by marking another question about Respawn. In particular, an analyst asked when we could expect more information.
"We'll get more to it," Jørgensen said. "We want to map people on it when we get into the fourth quarter [fiscal]."
So EA is essentially debasing another Respawn-related announcement during the fourth quarter. It takes place during the spring and early summer and happens with June. That's when the Electronic Entertainment Expo Fair takes place every year in Los Angeles.
EA tends to make announcements outside of the E3, but expect some news before the massive industry.
Titanfall 3, please?
] But news about what? EA, Wilson and Jorgensen gave no hint about it. It is possible that the studio could have the third entry in the Titanfall franchise. Titanfall 2 debuted in October 201
At the same time, EA may have Respawn working on something new or even a mobile game. Respawn has been working on mobile before, and it would be sensible instead of launching big games from the same studio in a six month period.
No, seriously. Titanfall 3
But I'm still looking for Titanfall 3. EA will probably not have a Star Wars: Battlefront game next year, and Jedi: Fallen Order is more like a god of war, according to sources close to development. The publisher also does not want a new battlefield ready in time for 2019 (and it will not have plans for live services for Battlefield V). It creates an opportunity to launch a new shooter for the holiday. Besides, we know that the Respawn team who works with Jedi: Fallen Order is not the same exact team that worked on Titanfall 2. So it's likely that the development house has worked on both games in parallel.
Finally, if Titanfall 3 launches next year, EA could give it the chance to succeed as it denied its predecessor. The publisher gave Titanfall 2 right between Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. And it could not break through that noise. Activision probably has a new Call of Duty coming next year, but without Battlefront or Battlefield, Titanfall 3 may stop for people who are looking for an alternative blockbuster shooter.
Although who knows. Fortnite may have killed all other games then.