A recent job listing on Career4 suggests that the upcoming Star Wars game could be an “Open World RPG”. Check out the opening description from the job listing below.
BRING YOUR SYSTEM GAME DESIGN SKILLS AND SAVVY AND YOUR LOVE OF STAR WARS TO VISCERAL GAMES, EMBRACING AND CONTRIBUTING TO THE PROJECT VISION IN AREAS OF HERO CONTROL/MECHANICS, AI BEHAVIORS, COMBAT/WEAPONS, CLASS DESIGN, SKILLS/PROGRESSION, ENEMY DESIGN, STORY AND BOSS ENCOUNTERS.
The game is under development by Visceral Games. Ex-Ubisoft producer Jade Raymond and Uncharted Writer Amy Hennig are some of the names helping in the development of the game. So we could finally expect the kind of Star Wars game we have been waiting for years.