The upcoming game from studio Limbo and Inside Playdead is an open-world title “set in a remote corner of the universe,” jobs posted on its website have confirmed.
It was previously revealed that the next game from the Copenhagen, Denmark-based company will be a third-person sci-fi title.
“Our current project is an open-world, third-person sci-fi adventure built for multiple platforms on Unreal Engine and published by Epic Games Publishing,” reads a job posting for a CTO. .
The title takes place in “a remote corner of the universe,” indicates a job posting for a gameplay programmer.
Playdead currently employs 50 creative professionals in its Danish and Lithuanian development studios and “is still looking to grow”.
He has 10 vacancies listed on his website, which features the following illustrations for his next game.
Epic Games announced the creation of their own publishing label in March 2020 with the news that they had signed projects from Playdead, Remedy (Control) and Gen Design (The Last Guardian).
“Gen Design, Remedy and Playdead are some of the most innovative and talented studios in the industry, with strong visions for their next games,” said Hector Sanchez, director of Epic Games Publishing at the time. “They will have full creative control, while Epic will provide a solid foundation for project funding and services.”
Arnt Jenson of Playdead also said of the deal: “This is a house art studio. We can maintain the integrity of the organization and all the games. “
Limbo and Inside have already been given away for free as part of the Epic Game Store’s weekly free games promotion.