New images have been released from the canceled Star Wars: 1313 project which shows Boba Fett in action. It’s another tantalizing glimpse into a highly anticipated game that never saw the light of day.
The gameplay, which was uploaded to YouTube by the Battlefront 3 archive channel The Vault to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the game’s story project, features two clips featuring Boba Fett in action.
The first, and shorter of the two segments, shows Fett walking through the crowded alleyways and bars of Coruscant before the action quickly cuts to the second sequence, which instead depicts the bounty hunter as he attempts to track a target through an array. roofs.
Presumed never-before-seen prototype footage of the canceled Star Wars 1313 project has surfaced on YouTube.
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The detailed gameplay in the second clip shows a much more action-packed sequence than the first and gives fans additional insight into what could have been for the promising 1313. While the clip contains a number of missing textures and a Lacking polish, the action sequence depicted in the clip offers similar Uncharted vibes, as Boba can be seen swinging, sliding, and climbing through various obstacles in an attempt to grab his target.
Star Wars 1313 was originally revealed at E3 2012 as a third-person action-adventure game featuring an unnamed bounty hunter that players would control to hunt down targets throughout the Republic Capital. However, it later emerged that the hunter would be killed by Fett at the start of the game and fans would instead play through the tale of 1313 controlling Boba as he completed missions throughout level 1313 – a corrupt metropolis controlled by crime families in the underworld of Coruscant.
E3 2012: Star Wars 1313 Screenshots
According to a report from IGN at the time, the game was to take place between the prequel film trilogy and the original trilogy, with Fett’s character and armor developing throughout the narrative as he slowly became the iconic bounty hunter fans know and love. today. However, in 2013 development of the game was halted after Disney purchased the Star Wars franchise and shut down LucasArts.
Despite the promise of 1313, it seems unlikely that fans will ever see the game reveal itself. In 2015, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy suggested there might be a silver lining for the project, though since then it seems the game has been well and truly left behind.
While 1313 may never really see the light of day, there is good news for Star Wars fans, as EA recently announced that it is currently working on three new Star Wars games, which are all overseen in one form or another by the developer. Respawn Entertainment. Across all three projects, fans can expect to see a sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, as well as an all-new Star Wars FPS and strategy game.
For more on Star Wars 1313, be sure to check out this piece showcasing a range of concept art and story details for the since-discontinued game.
Jared Moore is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter.