It has been reported that Naughty Canine, studio behind franchises like Uncharted and The Final of Us, is hiring builders to work on their first standalone multiplayer sport.
Job postings have been posted to the corporate’s careers web page with the job descriptions detailing the brand new undertaking as Naughty Canine’s newest journey and that it shall be the studio’s first standalone multiplayer sport. Moreover, the outline acknowledged that the corporate is in search of the identical degree of ambition and high quality of their signature, story-driven video games for this multiplayer undertaking.
One position is slated for a degree and surroundings designer for the multiplayer undertaking particularly and the opposite position is a gameplay scripter for a similar multiplayer undertaking however on a short lived placement. A job itemizing posted again in March of this 12 months, pointed in direction of a reside service multiplayer sport, and whereas the sport hasn’t been disclosed, there’s the chance that it could possibly be The Final of Us 2: Factions.
The Final of Us 2: Factions was truly meant to launch alongside the sequel however was terminated in order that the crew might focus totally on the single-player expertise. Naughty Canine clarified earlier that followers would have the ability to expertise the net multiplayer model, however solely after the completion of The Final of Us 2. Alleged gameplay footage was leaked final 12 months of what seemed to be The Final of Us 2: Factions which now appears to verify that the undertaking was at the very least in improvement throughout that point.
Hermen Hulst, head of PlayStation Studios, acknowledged in an interview this month that even multiplayer modes can have nice tales. Which appears to again up the latest job postings. Earlier this 12 months builders at Naughty Canine had been promoted, with one of many builders having speciality in multiplayer expertise.