Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter is a 2002 action video game for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. developed by LucasArts and published by LucasArts in North America in Europe version published by Activision Blizzard and Japanese version published by Electronic Arts and Squaresoft joint venture Electronic Arts Square. Released before Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones opened in theatres (for the PS2 only; for the Xbox version was released in North America on May 13, three days before Attack of the Clones screened out of competition at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival and for Europe released on May 31), it is the sequel to Star Wars: Starfighter. Jedi Starfighter takes place just prior to the events of Attack of the Clones and during the Battle of Geonosis. the game writing by veteran Star Wars game developer W. Haden Blackman who had created a new video game development company called Hangar 13 a wholly owned subsidiary of 2K Games. On November 17, 2015 it was re-released for the PlayStation 4 in North America as part of the Star Wars Battlefront limited edition console bundle.