The just recently announced PS5 Project Athia from Square Enix is being written by an “A List” team of authors, led by Gary Whitta, the screenwriter of Star Wars: Rogue One
Gary revealed the news on Twitter the other day after the game was revealed at the PS5 revealevent He specified the following:
“Really proud to reveal that I led a crack team of A-list writers from the worlds of film, tv, games, and fantasy literature who helped create this immense new universe…”
The most intriguing thing here is that he describes the writing as building an “immense new universe” which recommends that this project is a big endeavor for Square Enix and Luminous Productions. Gary Whitta has also provided his skills to other games consisting of Telltale’s The Walking Dead and the original Victim.
Actually happy to reveal that I led a fracture team of A-list authors from the worlds of movie, television, games, and fantasy literature who assisted create this enormous new universe for@SquareEnix Can’t wait for you to discover and seemore Stay tuned. #ProjectAthia https://t.co/tR1ObQEjGE
— Gary Whitta (@garywhitta) June 11, 2020
Sony announced Project Athia with an extremely small gameplay teaser the other day. The game plainly looks like it has a long way to go before launching however this quick teaser is an amazing look at what is to come. You can catch up on this and all the announcements for the PS5 up until now here.
Project Athia is being designed solely for PS5.