Star Wars 1313 trademark expires: All hope is lost

It looks like Star Wars 1313 has officially dropped off the radar, as both Disney and EA choose not to renew the trademark for the game.

Back in 2012, we were promised “a “mature” video game franchise set deep below the surface of Coruscant“, but then didn’t hear much from the title until it was mentioned briefly first as Disney axed LucasArts and then as EA bought the rights to Star Wars.

Die-hard fans still hoped the game would survive these transitions – it looked amazing, and was reportedly “deep in development”. Surely it would be better to knuckle down and finish the project rather than scrapping it?

Seems that this wasn’t the case for Star Wars 1313. Just before Christmas, the trademark for the game expired, and neither company made any moves to renew it.

The official statement from the United States Patent and Trademark Office explains Star Wars 1313 has been:

Abandoned because no Statement of Use or Extension Request timely filed after Notice of Allowance was issued.

For fans who had been holding onto dreams of a new Star Wars game, I hate to be the bearer of bad news: Star Wars 1313 was rumoured to focus entirely on everybody’s favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett.

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