The KOTOR animated series is delayed but is getting a Darth Malak spin-off

Earlier this yr we reported that one of the best Star Wars games ever, Knights of the Previous Republic, was getting a fan-made Unreal 5 animated series made with Lucasfilm’s blessing. It was initially supposed to begin in October however the shock reveal of a KOTOR remake has meant that the animated collection is being delayed – however there are spin-offs coming first.

The Star Wars: Knights of the Previous Republic animated collection is being made in Unreal 5 by the followers in Unreal Cinema, which was given the thumbs-up by Lucasfilm so long as it’s non-profit and doesn’t use footage from the films. The big reveal back in August was the forged checklist and a focused launch date for the primary episode of mid-October.

Clearly that didn’t occur, and of their newest video (beneath) Unreal Cinema confirms that “because of the announcement of the remake” and some different components the KOTOR Unreal collection has been delayed – however they do affirm “the collection will nonetheless be persevering with as deliberate” and isn’t cancelled.

The video additionally reveals predominant villain Darth Malak and his ship, the Leviathan, in addition to the information that the group is creating a brief movie spin-off concerning the Sith Lord that’s coming “within the subsequent few weeks”. It will deal with a “turning level” in Malak’s story and would be the first of an anthology collection based mostly round KOTOR characters, with additional Rogue One-style spin-offs based mostly on Revan and Mission Vao deliberate.

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The one factor Unreal Cinema couldn’t share was precisely when Episode One of many Knights of the Previous Republic collection is coming now, however hopefully it gained’t be delayed out of 2022. The KOTOR remake additionally doesn’t have a launch date and isn’t involving original developer BioWare at all, though that’s obtained its personal Previous Republic challenge with the new Legacy of the Sith expansion for BioWare’s MMO coming quickly.

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