The clue comes in the form of a job listing posted by Rockstar North, creators of the Grand Theft Auto franchise. The minimal listing says that the Scotland-based shop is "looking to expand their experienced and talented teams" with the addition of...network programmers.More info over at GameSpot.
Network programmers specialize in code that allows for multiplayer gaming via a LAN, wireless connection, or online. The ad in question has been up for more than a month, meaning that positions remain open. That's a sign the company is hiring for more than a few slots--which could indicate a potentially large project is in the offing.
Next GTA to feature multiplayer?
Posted on Tuesday, Mar 28 2006 @ 14:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Rockstar North, the developer of GTA, is hiring network programmers. This may indicate that future Grand Theft Auto games may have online play.