Gaming News Round-up - May 4th, 2016

New Star Wars Game Announced

As part of the May the 4th Star Wars day festivities, Respawn announced that they are working on a new Star Wars game.

God of War III director Stig Asmussen took to the Respawn blog to share the announcement that the Titanfall developer is at work on "a third-person action/adventure game set in the Star Wars universe."

It is unlikely we'll see or hear much more new on the project at E3 as the blog post also announces that they "hiring in all departments."

Respawn is also hard at work on Titanfall 2, which will receive a worldwide reveal June 12.

Fallout 4 Far Harbor DLC Release Date

The first major story DLC for Fallout 4 Far Harbor will launch May 19.

Announced today alongside the above accompanying trailer, the final piece of the original three DLC additions to the game will take players to the largest map Bethesda has ever produced for expansion content.

Bethesda has also mentioned that this will not be the final piece of Fallout 4 content and that Season Pass-holders will continue to receive whatever new expansions they have in store.

As Fallout 4 had a prominent showing in Bethesda's E3 conference last year, it is highly likely they will dedicate time to outlined the future of Fallout 4 at this years conference on June 12.

New Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games

In honor of Star Wars day, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and its sequel Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II have been added to the Xbox One backwards-compatibility program. The announcement came by way of a tweet from Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson.

Both games follow the story of Darth Vader's secret apprentice Starkiller in between the events of Episodes III and IV.

These additions to the program mark the second time this week titles have been added. Jet Set RadioMX vs ATV Reflex, and Texas Hold 'Em were added yesterday, May 3rd.