Firesprite, the studio behind PlayStation VR’s surprisingly fulfilling survival horror roguelite The Persistence, is recruiting a string of latest workers for a “VR motion journey undertaking tailored from one of the vital unique and profitable multimillion-selling console IP titles within the final 10 years”. Earlier job listings have referred to a “multimillion promoting motion RPG”, and particularly referenced PSVR.

The advertisement for the Lead Producer position elaborates: “That is an exceptionally thrilling undertaking, partnering with the IP holder to create an entire new chapter within the thrilling and extremely unique universe they’ve established, utilising the total immersive capabilities in VR to construct a brand new narrative for followers and newcomers alike.”

Whereas there aren’t any additional particulars within the description, the wording is fascinating as a result of it was rumoured over a 12 months in the past that Sony was exploring the potential for a Horizon Zero Dawn spin-off constructed inside digital actuality. On the time, Blood & Truth developer London Studio was believed to be main the undertaking, however given its comparatively small dimension it wouldn’t be uncommon for it to recruit exterior assist. Nonetheless, it’s price noting that, as identified on the ResetEra forums, London Studio has since eliminated any references to PSVR from its web site, suggesting its course might have modified over the previous 12 months.

Regardless of the case, the Firesprite job listings are obscure sufficient that they could possibly be attributed to a dozen different franchises. And, whereas the platform holder has hinted that there’ll be a future for virtual reality on the PlayStation 5, it’s but to stipulate precisely what it has deliberate past ongoing backwards compatibility assist for its present PSVR headset.

Nonetheless, there’s no query that some type of Horizon Zero Daybreak sport designed to make the most of new, up to date {hardware} would show an enormous splash ought to the producer actually determine to maneuver in that course…



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