Rockstar Games Hiring For "Next-Gen" Projects, GTA 6 or Bully 2?
After seeing what Rockstar Games did with Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2), tech enthusiasts and the gaming community are looking forward to what the company has in store for Grand Theft Auto VI (GTA6). This time around, Rockstar Games was spotted hiring for their next generation projects and job listing suggests they are looking to further improve their facial animation tech with upcoming games.
Rockstar Is Hiring
According to Gear Nuke, Rockstar Games has posted a set of job listings in the last couple of weeks. Apparently, they are specifically looking for improving their facial animation tools – a Technical Face Developer at Rockstar New York and a Senior Technical Artist at Rockstar Toronto.
The report notes the job description:
“…creation of new approaches to animation retargeting, facial animation tracking/rigging, secondary motion simulation and character deformation.”
“…development of new approaches and workflows to facial tracking, facial animation, facial recognition, improving tools/pipelines.”
In addition to that, the report also noted that Rockstar is also looking on to improve their MoCap tools to:
“…create and build upon the next generation of MoCap tools and pipeline.”
Furthermore, there’s also Rockstar India who is hiring for various artists to create next-gen worlds for upcoming projects.
So What Are The Upcoming Games From Rockstar?
It’s hard to say with full confidence what are other games are expected to be released aside from GTA 6. But if we’re going to mention at least one, that will be Bully 2. The 2006 Bully is basically like GTA, but it’s an open-world game centered on a prep school – Bullworth Academy – where you play as “Jimmy” Hopkins and rise through the ranks of the school system.
What do you think will be the next big game from Rockstar? Tell us in the comment section below.