id Software program presently has plenty of job vacancies open at its Dallas workplaces the place the studio is hoping to rent new workers members to work on the event of a “long-running iconic motion FPS”.
The open positions can presently be discovered listed on Zenimax’s website. In addition to stating that the developer is hiring workers to work on an already current IP, plenty of emptiness posts on the positioning may present additional clues as to what that could be.
Listed below the job description for Skybox Artist, the studio says that it’s in search of somebody to hitch its current group to offer “AAA-quality sci-fi and fantasy environmental vistas and skyboxes”. Whereas id has not at all confirmed what franchise new workers might be engaged on, its reference to a “sci-fi and fantasy” aesthetic might counsel that the studio is seeking to start growth on a brand new Doom entry. Alternatively, the gothic industrial look of Quake may be thought of throughout the realms of sci-fi and fantasy.
Doom Everlasting, id Software program’s final entry into the Doom collection, was launched final yr and faired nicely amongst critics and followers alike. Be at liberty to take a look at our assessment of the sport, which we awarded it a 9/10. Whereas the robust vital reception may very well be sufficient to take a position that the studio could also be returning to the collection once more for a sixth Doom, there are additionally plenty of elements that would get Quake followers excited too.
The discharge of a remastered model of Quake earlier this yr following its announcement at QuakeCon could counsel that the studio has been testing the waters earlier than seeking to re-enter the franchise additional sooner or later.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You’ll be able to observe him on Twitter.