Rockstar North has some interesting surprises in store for the upcoming console generation. According to a recent job posting, they are looking for an experienced programmer to help them build “cutting edge,” next generation technology. Specifically, they seem to be looking for someone who can help construct a new type of system architecture that emphasizes “streaming open world games.”
Of course, there weren’t any specifics given about this next gen project. Heck, it may not even be a project at all. They may simply be filling out their ranks for when the next generation comes. But it’s safe to say that they will be working on technology that will allow them to build even bigger continuous worlds.
Of course the most peculiar thing about this announcement is the fact that Sony and Microsoft haven’t officially announced any next generation platform. So if Rockstar North is hiring, perhaps they know something we don’t. They have not yet commented on their posting and have not announced any solid next generation development plans, but we may see something spectacular come out of the studio at this year’s E3.