Netflix seems to be creating a AAA PC shooter at its new Los Angeles studio headed by former Overwatch producer and Blizzard VP Chacko Sonny.

As studies, the aptly named Netflix Video games Studio is searching for a Sport Director with expertise in shooters to work on “a model new AAA PC sport.” Much like Overwatch, it is going to apparently be a reside service sport as Netflix calls for “in depth expertise” in that division.

Alongside the identical strains, the candidate will need to have a “deep understanding of extremely partaking content material and easy methods to ship it” and be “deeply enthusiastic about social techniques and gameplay, each cooperative and aggressive.”

The job posting additionally asks the long run director to develop a world, characters, and narrative “worthy of a Netflix film or TV collection,” and construct the sport in Unreal Engine.

The job itemizing does not give a lot else, besides that Netflix is ​​searching for somebody with at the very least ten years of sport design expertise, together with time spent as a director. As this seems to be the primary wave of hiring from a model new studio, nevertheless, it is going to seemingly be years earlier than we all know extra about what Netflix’s AAA sport is.

The leisure streaming big has slowly however certainly entered the online game trade by shopping for a number of cell sport builders over the previous two years, however took a a lot larger leap in October 2022 when it opened Netflix Video games Studio.

Talking of Sonny’s transfer, Netflix VP of Video games Mike Verdu stated: “He might have executed something, however he selected to come back right here. You do not carry folks like that into your group to construct the following large factor in gaming. except there is a sense that we’re actually right here for the lengthy haul and for the proper causes.”

Netflix hasn’t shied away from its gaming objectives prior to now both, stating in January 2022 that it goals to be the “very best gaming service” within the trade.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and performing editor within the UK. He’ll be speaking about The Witcher all day.

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