Blizzard Entertainment job listing points to unannounced first-person project

Overwatch is the only first-person game Blizzard has released, so could we be seeing an expansion or sequel?

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Blizzard Entertainment is apparently working on an unannounced project it says “utilizes a robust first-person engine,” according to job listings that have popped up on its careers website.

The job listings are looking for two lead software engineers, which Blizzard is looking for candidates with experience working on first-person games.

As of now, Overwatch is the only game within Blizzard’s stable that is a first-person shooter. The listings don’t reveal if the unannounced project is related to Overwatch, such as an expansion or sequel, or if it’s a completely new game.

Blizzard Entertainment has been releasing content for Overwatch since its release, the latest of which included a new character, Sombra. Overwatch has also made the jump to other Blizzard properties, such as D.Va making her way to be a StarCraft 2 announcer and both Zarya and Tracer entering Heroes of the Storm's Nexus.

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    November 22, 2016 6:32 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Blizzard Entertainment job listing points to unannounced first-person project

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      November 22, 2016 7:19 AM

      Overwatch prequel, single player / co-op campaign, c'mon Blizzard!

      pretty please =(

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        November 22, 2016 7:38 AM

        My god, that would be amazing. They need to do so much more with the world they created! I know singleplayer games don't make the big bucks for them, but find a way to make it work!

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        November 22, 2016 8:03 AM

        Considering how focused on multiplayer, and now esports, I kinda doubt this is likely. Too bad too. With my limited play time, single player focus is required. This is why Factorio is such a good game for me right now. If only I could ever "finish" my factory.

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        November 22, 2016 8:05 AM

        I would not be surprised to see this. A prequel is the perfect way to approach the IP.

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        November 22, 2016 8:45 AM

        I do want to see them do more co-op content, but I doubt they would make a whole spin-off game from it.

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      November 22, 2016 8:07 AM

      Starcraft Ghost reboot?

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        November 22, 2016 10:00 AM

        I thought that, but first person? I imagined Ghost as a Metal Gear knockoff. Plus, I think they've told a lot of Nova's story with the Starcraft 2 mission packs.

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      November 22, 2016 8:23 AM

      unannounced... could just be overwatch expansion

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      November 22, 2016 8:24 AM

      Titan was gonna be a first person MMO.

      Surely they will do one more MMO...

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        November 22, 2016 8:37 AM

        Blizzard did Team Fortress. Blizzard can do Destiny

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          November 22, 2016 8:52 AM

          Activision has destiny.

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            November 22, 2016 9:00 AM

            even better! nothing like an internal horserace to get bungie to not be lazy with destiny 2

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            November 22, 2016 10:07 AM

            Does destiny make a lot of microtransaction money though? Besides all the expansions and whatnot. I'd bet whatever Blizzard releases will.

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              November 22, 2016 10:27 AM

              i'm sure it does, or did at least when the Eververse store first came out, but it's no longer shiny and new

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      November 22, 2016 9:09 AM

      A WW2 fps set in the Warcraft universe