Techland is greatest recognized for its Dying Light and Dead Island franchises, nevertheless it looks like its subsequent recreation can be heading in a very totally different route. The developer is at the moment hiring for dozens of positions in a Techland workforce engaged on an “unannounced AAA open-world action-RPG in a fantasy setting“.
A brand new AAA open-world fantasy action-RPG
Little is thought in regards to the unannounced “AAA open-world action-RPG in a fantasy setting” from Techland aside from the solo idea artwork picture that exhibits a lone robed determine gazing at historical overgrown ruins sitting amidst a fork in a fast-flowing river. Techland CEO Paweł Marchewka defined how we’ll see extra in regards to the recreation “when the time is right”:
We’re very pleased with what now we have completed with the Dying Light franchise to this point. Moreover, our journey with Dying Light 2 Stay Human has solely simply begun as we plan to assist this recreation for at least 5 years, with its scope and dimension matching, if not exceeding, what now we have supplied our neighborhood with throughout post-launch assist for its predecessor. At the identical time, our ambition is to introduce a model new IP that’s vastly totally different from what now we have been doing for the previous a number of years. We wish to create a totally next-gen expertise. A brand new fantasy epic set in a sprawling open world, fueled by the talents and expertise now we have gained as a workforce through the years, infused with new concepts, ardour, and creativity. While we can’t share extra particulars about this venture now, we’re all actually invested in it and searching ahead to displaying it to avid gamers when the time is correct.
The workforce creating the sport options many ex-CD Projekt Red builders, equivalent to Narrative Director Karolina Stachyra who wrote the Bloody Baron questline in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, in addition to engaged on The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings. Arkadiusz Borowik would be the recreation’s Narrative Lead and has additionally labored on The Witcher 2 and The Witcher 3. Other notable workforce members embody Open World Director Bartosz Ochman (Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher 3), Lead Animator Kevin Quaid (Horizon Zero Dawn), Lead Game Designer David McClure (Deathloop), and Creative Director Mario Maltezos (Mad Max, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time). Those wanting to affix the workforce can take a look at the open positions.
In different information, Bloober Team has refused to touch upon the Silent Hill 2 rumors however is hoping to disclose extra about their present initiatives pretty quickly. Elsewhere, three new PS5 console cowl colours are on account of be launched subsequent month.