Originally Posted by Zerimar Nyliram
Because they have no rights to the Star Wars name and the decision is up to LucasArts, not Bioware. They only act as a contractor when the franchise is not their own.
And so it may be. But since BioWare did such an amazing job on the first game, they would definitely be in position to choose if they wanted the responsibility of creating the second one as well. I think they had that option, but turned it down for some reason.