Horizon Forbidden West studio working on online multiplayer game

Guerrilla Games, makers of the Horizon sequence of open-planet, publish-apocalyptic adventures for PlayStation, is doing work on a “separate On the internet Project” set in that series’ universe, the studio said in a tweet Friday morning.

Guerrilla shared the information in an open up get in touch with for designers to apply for the studio’s “Single-Player (SP), On the internet Undertaking (OP), and External Job (EP) groups.” The studio requirements three dozen builders for those people 3 groups, including guide designers for beat, systems, and quests, moreover a narrative designer and principal writer, for the Horizon on the web job.

Polygon has reached out to a Sony Interactive Enjoyment agent for supplemental clarification on Guerrilla’s ideas for the franchise.

In November, a Korean fiscal information web page described that NCSoft and Sony (which owns Amsterdam-centered Guerrilla Online games) had arrived at an settlement to build an MMO set in just the Horizon canon — which could be the “external project” referenced in Friday morning’s tweet.

Though SIE has verified nothing, PlayStation lovers have followed new multiplayer developments for 1st-bash titles like Ghost of Tsushima and a stand-by yourself, multiplayer variation of 2020’s The Previous of Us Aspect 2, expecting the exact treatment method would occur to Horizon.

The on the net job Guerrilla is pursuing will characteristic “a new solid of figures and a unique stylized look,” the studio explained in its tweet. “Friends will be capable to explore the majestic wilds of Horizon with each other.”

Horizon Forbidden West, the sequel to 2017’s Horizon Zero Dawn, released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in February. An expansion, Burning Shores, was announced at final week’s The Match Awards and is owing to start April 19, for PS5 only. The only other confirmed activity coming from the Horizon franchise is Horizon Connect with of the Mountain, a start title for PlayStation VR2, which goes on sale Feb. 22.