Disney’s D23 gaming presentation has arrived. Check this space for the livestream and updates on Star Wars-related games.
For the sake of brevity, we’ll only cover Star Wars-related material.
- In introducing all of the games, the presenter noted that he’s incredibly excited to let us have a first look at Star Wars Battlefront II, along with closer looks at Spider-Man, Kingdom Hearts III, and two new projects based on Marvel and Star Wars.
- Two hosts with an online presence (JackSepticEye and Strawburry17) took over. Both agree that they should start with Star Wars.
- Battlefront II‘s panel features a Lucasfilm Story Group representative and Iden Versio actress Janina Gavankar. A theme for Versio was played.
- Gavankar described the creative process as being collaborative in nature.
- A new behind-the-scenes featurette discussing the story made its premiere.
- New details on the other members of Inferno Squadron are revealed.
- Vardos is a peaceful, orderly Imperial planet and is Iden’s homeworld and is a crucial reason why she is the way she is.
- John Boyega makes a surprise appearance. Footage of Boyega beta testing the game was shown.
- A convention-exclusive poster of the Inferno Squad uniform was unveiled as a surprise to the panel guests and the attendees.
- A Disney representative has revealed that the new project will be an Augmented Reality system that allows people to experience the world of Star Wars within their own homes.
- A brief teaser showing an AR Lightsaber game was revealed.
And check out this new video from the game: