> KCPenguins wrote:
>> Archer wrote:
> |>> KCPenguins wrote:
>> |>> Just seeing this now. Anyone know how a THQ company is remaking KotOR when
> |>> owns
>> |>> the rights to Star Wars and Bioware?
> |>> EA does not own the rights to KotoR, because Bioware never did. LucasArts does.
> |>> means Disney does. And a couple years ago they decided to start letting people
> |>> than EA handle their franchises for video games (due to the contract for exclusivity
> |>> with EA expiring, and Disney not wanting to renew it). Which lead to Bethesda
> |>> on an Indian Jones game. And Massive Entertainment will be working with Ubisoft
> |>> make a new open world Star Wars game. So its no shock they let THQ Nordic take
> |>> the remake for KotoR. And it was then a no brainier to hand it to Aspyr since
> |>> of that company is the original team from Bioware who made KotoR. The remake
> |>> be amazing.
>> That's good, except making it PS5/PC exclusive. As someone who doesn't own either
>> system or should be on Xbox as well.
>> I wish the NFL would open back up competition on sim games. Madden 22 looks like
>> a joke.
> Its just a timed exclusive. Sony even went out of their way to say in the presentation
> after like 8 games, the following games will be Sony console exclusives (people seem
> to have missed this for some reason). Which meant everything prior was not a full
> exclusive. And KotoR was the opening game. Then after presentation they said it was
> a timed exclusive and was only avaible first on PS. So figure about a year probably.
> And I'd imagine with Xbox's relationship with THQ, it ends up on GP day one when
> it does hit Xbox.
I only saw PC, but that doesn't rule out Xbox. Would love a downgraded port on Switch, but that ain't happening.