Star Wars: 1313 launching this year?

[UPDATE] Sony Facebook page reveals possible launch window for LucasArts' upcoming third-person action game; page removed, company responds.

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[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, the post on the Sony German PlayStation Facebook account was removed. In addition, LucasArts provided a statement to Kotaku saying, "No, that was an inaccurate post. We have not confirmed any platforms yet for 1313 and do not have any announcements to make at this time."

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Star Wars: 1313 could be on store shelves as early as this year. A Facebook post from Sony's German PlayStation account states LucasArts' new action game is slated for release in 2013.

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LucasArts has made no mention of a release date or platform availability for Star Wars: 1313 since it announced the game in May 2012.

Star Wars: 1313 was first announced in May 2012. The internally developed third-person action adventure game will see players take on the role of a bounty hunter navigating a subterranean metropolis, Level 1313, beneath the surface of the planet Coruscant.

The game is being developed with the help of artists across the Lucasfilm organization, including LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation Ltd, and Skywalker Sound. The game will be based on the Unreal engine and feature full-body performance capture.

Star Wars: 1313 may not be the only new Star Wars game on the horizon. A listing for an Xbox Live Arcade game Star Wars: First Assault appeared last year. This project has not been formally announced.

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