With news of a Knights of the Old Republic MMO out in the open, Star Wars fans must surely already be bomb-proofing their wallets for the inevitable cash drain that lurks on the horizon. Naturally, LucasArts is doing nothing to help, already talking about the merchandise opportunities that present themselves.
“We are looking forward to working with our partners in LucasFilm, that have worked with us previously on KOTOR in bringing the comic books to life, and action figures, and all kinds of things,” beams LucasArts’ Tom Nichols. “I think the potential is there for us to have similar types of products and extensions from our licensing partners as well.”
Rough translation: Your bank account is going to get f*cking raped.