Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Director is working on the Dead Space Reboot with EA Motive

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Director is working on the Dead Space Reboot with EA Motive
Written by Vince Abella

Motive Studios is largely known for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (2017) and Squadrons, and reports are showing that they will allegedly also be in charge of a new Dead Space game, bringing back the series after years. Now, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s director, Eric Baptizat, has joined forces with them on a currently unannounced title. Baptizat is well known for also handling Black Flag and Origins, two positively received entries in the long-running franchise. With his move to Motive Studios, there is anticipation with regard to what he could possibly be working on, and his involvement there could bring a new wave of games to the studio’s catalogue.

Baptizat’s previous work on positively received third-person titles might be a sign of the Dead Space title’s quality, with it presumably set to be a full reboot of the series, rather than a continuation of the original trilogy’s protagonist Isaac Clarke’s story. EA is still yet to report on anything regarding a new Dead Space title, though there is also a Star Wars action game already in development under Motive. There is a lot of reason to be excited regarding the unannounced project, largely because of Baptizat joining the team at the studio to create a game, with his expertise in the third-person genre a reason to have hope in their next title.

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