EA has shut down Visceral Games

EA has shut down Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space and Battlefield Hardline, and will “pivot” the direction of its untitled Star Wars game.

Visceral was deep in development of a new story-focussed Star Wars game. Relatively little was known about the project, which had numerous high-profile names attached, including Amy Hennig, Kim Swift, and Jade Raymond.

A statement released by EA today links progress on, and the direction of, Visceral’s Star Wars game to the studio’s closure. “Throughout the development process, we have been testing the game concept with players, listening to the feedback about what and how they want to play, and closely tracking fundamental shifts in the marketplace”, the statement read.

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Original Post By – Eurogamer 

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