Obsidian Still Thinks About Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic III

kotor 3Who would want to see Knights of the Old Republic III? We’re guessing most of our readers would be just as excited about that as we would be, although we’ve been left to think it will never happen. Or will it? Obsidian, developer of Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords admits that the idea of a third game in the franchise is something they do talk about often. 

IGN has some info:

Speaking to IGN about the upcoming Pillars of Eternity, project director Josh Sawyer and lead producer Brandon Adler explained Obsidian remains full of Star Wars fans, many of whom often hash out ideas for KOTOR 3.

“I think there are a lot of the people at the studio that would like to do Knights of the Old Republic 3,” Sawyer says. “I think at that time LucasArts was really focused on what they considered to be extreme, extreme blockbusters and even though the Knights of the Old Republic series was pretty successful, it just never seemed like something that was going to happen at that time. Having said that, a lot of time has passed. I know there are a lot of people at the studio who are really interested in doing a project like that.”

“It’s something that comes up every three to six months,” Adler added. “We bring it up and talk about it. Not anything terribly serious, but we just say ‘wouldn’t it be cool if?’ and just develop some ideas for what we’d do with that stuff.”

Back when SWTOR came out, it was believed we would never see another feature in the KOTOR series. In fact, Bioware even referred to SWTOR as “KOTOR 3, 4, 5 and 6”. However, based on these quotes from Obsidian, we are left to ponder whether or not we might one day see a KOTOR 3.

What do you think?

Lisa Clark

Lisa has been an avid gamer since she was old enough to hold her first controller and a game writer for more than a decade. A child of the Nintendo generation, she believes they just don’t make games like they used to but sometimes, they make them even better! While consoles will always be her first love, Lisa spends most of her gaming time on the PC these days- on MMOs and first-person shooters in particular.