Blizzard Is Looking For A New Game Director For An ‘Unannounced Project’

Blizzard Entertainment recently began to advertise a position on their website for a new game director for a unannounced project. Could this finally lead to fans getting a much awaited sequel in the Diablo franchise?

Originally reported by BlizzPro, the posting reveals that Blizzard’s Irvine studio is currently in the market for a new game director. The page, which can be found here, lists the responsibilities and requirements needed by the candidate. Some of these requirements, such as “Shipped multiple AAA products as a game director or creative director” and “Knowledgeable and passionate about Diablo games”, Have lead many people to speculate that a new Diablo game might be in the works. Diablo 3 director, Jay Wilson, departed the company earlier this month, prompting Blizzard to look for someone new.

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Now just to offer a bit of clarity about the issue, hiring a new game director doesn’t necessarily mean that a new Diablo is in development. The director can be working on anything from patches to new expansions for Diablo 3. That being said, it has been over 4 years since the last game in the series came out and assuming that Diablo IV is being developed, might not be too far-fetched.

This is also not the first job position that Blizzard has offered either. Back in August 2015, a new posting for an art director also went up. You can check out our coverage of that story over here.

Huzaifah Durrani

Writer at GearNuke. Spends his days reading Deadpool comics and obsessing over the Elder Scrolls franchise.

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