Valorant recreation director, and the particular person credited with the unique recreation idea, Joe Ziegler just lately introduced his departure from Riot Games, and has now revealed his subsequent profession transfer – becoming a member of the staff at Bungie.
In a tweet asserting his new position, Ziegler mentioned he was “working on new stuff that hopefully will one day get to be played by you all.” With growing discussions amongst the Destiny 2 group round its PvP system, some followers hope Ziegler is being introduced on to overtake the heavily-criticised recreation mode. “Woah woah woah, wait, the director of Valorant?” one consumer wrote on Twitter, “Pls tell me you’ll save our PvP?”
Throughout his profession at Riot Games, Ziegler has been broadly credited with pitching the unique thought for Valorant from the start in addition to main growth of the undertaking alongside David Nottingham. Whilst the sport went stay in 2018, growth started in 2014. At the top of 2021, Ziegler introduced he was stepping down as the sport’s director to deal with an unannounced undertaking.
Update: Happy to announce my new house is at Bungie engaged on new stuff that hopefully will in the future get to be performed by you all. Much <3.
— Ziegler (@Ziegler_Dev) December 19, 2022
Bungie is at the moment engaged on Lightfall, the brand new enlargement for Destiny 2 which releases February 28, 2023. Lightfall introduces a brand new sub-class and is ready in a futuristic new setting. Following Lightfall, Bungie will likely be centered on 2024’s The Final Shape DLC which presents the top of the present saga.
Alongside Lightfall, the developer can also be engaged on a brand-new title, which in response to current job listings, is a third-person motion recreation.
With Ziegler not stating which title he’ll be engaged on at Bungie, solely time will inform however along with his expertise of hero shooters there are a number of initiatives he might convey helpful data to.
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