Sony’s new inner improvement workforce is co-developing a recreation with Naughty Canine primarily based on “a beloved franchise”, a job itemizing suggests.
Earlier this week a task marketed on a job recruitment web site acknowledged that Sony was “constructing a brand new inner recreation improvement workforce in partnership with PSS Visible Arts”, the San Diego-based help studio which not too long ago contributed to The Final of Us Half 1.
The job itemizing later acknowledged that the unannounced mission was being developed in collaboration with Uncharted and The Final of Us studio Naughty Canine.
These sections of the job itemizing have been latter eliminated and changed with: “Sony PlayStation is constructing a brand new inner recreation improvement workforce. This is similar world-class workforce recognized for its contributions to the Final of Us franchise!”
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Now, one other job itemizing has been revealed, primarily based in the identical San Diego space as Visible Arts. Though it doesn’t make particular reference to the studio, it states that the function is for “a brand new PlayStation studio primarily based in San Diego, CA.”
It goes on to state that, “at present we’re co-developing an thrilling new mission with Naughty Canine in a beloved franchise.”
PlayStation’s Visible Arts Service Group was established with the objective of rising a few of PlayStation’s greatest franchises. For a few years it labored as a help studio on collection like Spider-Man and Uncharted, however in accordance with stories, not too long ago held ambitions to guide its personal initiatives.
In keeping with a Bloomberg report from final yr, Visible Arts wished to remake the primary Uncharted recreation, however the mission was apparently deemed to be too costly and time-consuming, so it switched its consideration to this yr’s remake of The Final of Us, a launch deemed as requiring much less extra design work.
The identical publication claimed that at one level one other Sony studio, Days Gone developer Bend, was at one level assigned to work on a brand new Uncharted recreation with supervision from Naughty Canine.
There are newer indicators that Sony could possibly be planning to revisit the Uncharted franchise. Earlier this yr a newly appointed recruiter at Naughty Canine claimed she had been employed to construct “future groups for not solely new titles however for the legacy of Uncharted”.
The entire core Uncharted video games have been remastered. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Assortment (2015), which included remasters of the primary three video games, was developed by Sony-owned Bluepoint Video games.
Naughty Canine, which developed all Uncharted’s mainline collection entries to this point, not too long ago mentioned its in-development The Final of Us multiplayer mission, and claimed that will probably be as huge as any of its single-player video games.