Embracer Group is transferring improvement on the upcoming Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) remake for PS5 and PC from Aspyr Media to a Saber Interactive studio in Eastern Europe, according to Bloomberg.
The sport, introduced final September in a brief trailer during a Sony showcase, was initially being made by Aspyr, which is understood for its ports of KOTOR and KOTOR II. But improvement on the remake was paused after a demo was proven to Lucasfilm and Sony, Bloomberg reported in July.
Saber had been helping with development on the remake, however a cryptic assertion in Embracer’s earnings report final week appeared to recommend that Saber could possibly be formally taking up. “One of the Group’s AAA projects has transitioned to another studio within the Group,” Embracer wrote. “This was done to ensure the quality bar is where we need it to be for the title.”
In its earnings report, Embracer additionally mentioned that it’s “not expecting any material delays for the title based on this transition.” The firm hasn’t introduced a public release date for the KOTOR remake. Embracer didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Embracer made headlines final week for a swath of acquisitions, together with the IP rights to parts of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Those new purchases be a part of its already large stable of studios, which embody the makers of video games like Saints Row and Borderlands.