The folks at Brave New Gamer picked up on some interesting information regarding Microsoft and the future of the Halo franchise. 28 new job listings were added to the Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Careers site, most of which were for positions at 343 Industries, the folks overseeing all Halo projects.
The jobs range from producers, artists to programmers and animators for work on Halo Waypoint to other positions for what’s described as a “new experience in the Halo universe.” With Halo: Reach coming out in the not-too-distant future, could we be seeing Halo 4? A Halo MMO?
Some of the job descriptions include segments such as this:
“Do you love Halo? Do you want to be part of the creation of a new game in the Halo universe? Are you passionate about the tools and infrastructure necessary to make great games? The MGS Halo studio, 343 Industries, is looking for a talented, experienced development lead to help create the next generation of Halo tools and technical infrastructure.”
Another position, mentions the future of Halo.
“We are gathering an incredible team to help drive the future of Halo.”
Interestingly, there are some listings for Project Natal related work. Is it possible that Microsoft will utilize one of their prized exclusive franchises to help launch their move into motion control gaming?
What would you like to see from the Halo franchise down the road?
Stay tuned for more on the future of Halo.
Source: Brave New Gamer
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