343 Industries, the new realm behind the Halo Universe whilst original creators Bungie are hard at work on their new IP Destiny, has revealed some interesting multiplayer plans in a job listing. The development team behind Halo 4 are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Multiplayer Designer for implementing the execution of features for multiplayer.
At 343 Industries, the competitive multiplayer team designs, implements, and executes on the player-versus-player experience which includes all of the game modes, map feedback, moment-to-moment gameplay balancing, and cross-team collaboration. The job listing confirming all new modes is given below:
We are looking for an experienced designer to support and develop the Halo competitive multiplayer experience. Responsibilities include balancing and tuning existing competitive experiences, creating, developing, and delivering all new Halo MP game modes. As a member of the competitive multiplayer design team, you will help shape the future of the Halo franchise. Candidates should understand how to work effortlessly across the studio with various design, and development teams to make sure 343 Industries aligns to deliver on a quality AAA user experience. This is your chance to join one of the most talented teams in the industry!
It is most likely that the new Halo game will be shown at E3 2014 next month. Can hardly believe it is just a month away now! Previous rumours suggested that a Halo 2: Anniversary Edition will be released on both Xbox 360 and more visually enhanced on Xbox One this year, pushing what could be Halo 5 into 2015 territory!
As soon as official announcements are in, we’ll keep you posted.