Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords Summary
Obsidian have currently got their hands full with Pillars of Eternity, but they'd love to return to the Star Wars universe for Knight of the Old Republic 3.
They'd love it so much, in fact that according to producer Brandon Adler they talk about it "every three to six months."
In case you were unaware, Lucasfilm has 'freed themselves' of the Star Wars Expanded Universe by declaring it not official canon to Star Wars. That's so they're free to explore the new trilogy in the works.
However it also means that every game up until this point is also outside the canon, but Lucasfilm have said every new title from this moment on will be considered official.
A Skyrim-sized RPG from Obsidian Entertainment? Co-founder Feargus Urquhart would love that kind of project, and it's why publishers continue 'making sense' for those types of games as they cost tens of millions.
Barring Star Citizen, crowd-funding just can't funnel that kind of money into huge RPGs. Urquhart admits the studio keep badgering publishers for work on big names.
EA's Frank Gibeau has confirmed that the publisher will be talking about their Star Wars plans during E3. DICE has recently setup a new studio in Los Angeles to tackle the licensing partnership.
They'll be showcasing Battlefield 4, Need for Speed, their EA Sports catalogue as well as a "first look at our plans" for the Star Wars universe. EA is releasing 11 major titles in fiscal 2014.
Obsidian worked on one Star Wars-licensed game, the potentially brilliant Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, which was forced out the door by the now-defunct LucasArts unfinished. Now that Electronic Arts holds the license exclusively, the studio would love to do another Star Wars game.