Criterion deletes Going Beyond Cars project because of Star Wars games




Criterion Games has removed his project Going Beyond Cars. The project was announced at E3 in 2014 and would be a Burnout Paradise-like game to be with other types of vehicles. The development is likely to be stopped because of the work on Star Wars games.

Electronic Arts says opposite Gamespot it Going Beyond Cars is deleted. According to the spokesman Criterion is working on new ideas, experimenting with new ‘ip’ and developers work together with other EA studios. Although the spokesperson cooperation does not specify, EA has earlier announced that Criterion Games gives his help DICE to produce the second Star Wars: Battlefront game. Also operates Criterion on a mission Battlefront for PlayStation VR.

It is not known how far Criterion had progressed with the game. During the E3 exhibition game publisher Electronic Arts in 2014 made ​​known that the studio was working on a game like Burnout Paradise would include a lot of action and crashes, but which would be more vehicles available. The developers promised include ATV’s, helicopters, wing suits and jet skis. In the video that was shown, were mostly concept art and see a few seconds prototype gameplay.

British game studio Criterion was known for his Burnout racing games, of which the first volume in 2001. The latest installment, Burnout Paradise, published in 2008. Then, Criterion made three Need For Speed ​​games for EA.


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