A new Subnautica game is in development

The sci-fi survival game of 2018 subnautical (opens in new tab) is brilliant, and the follow-up to 2021, Subnautics: Below Zero (opens in new tab), is a worthy successor; both games were also significant commercial successes. In light of this, it should come as no surprise that developer Unknown Worlds has a new Subnautica game in development.

The word of the project comes from an unknown world Job advertisement (opens in new tab) for a “Senior Narrative Designer to work with us to help shape the next game in the Subnautica universe!”

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That job listing points to something different but familiar: a journey to a whole new world in the next game – or at least, an entirely new biome on Planet 4546B, the aquatic world in which the first two games in the series took place. .

“Unknown Worlds is looking for a Senior Narrative Designer to join the team working on the next game in the Subnautica universe. This person will collaborate closely with the team to tell dramatic and compelling stories in the context of the game’s experience, while also defines the history and lore of a new sci-fi world and its alien inhabitants. This person has a unique opportunity to join the team early in development and help establish the narrative direction of a beloved franchise.”

A new game Subnautica isn’t the only iron Unknown Worlds has on fire. It’s also looking for a 3D environment artist to work on a “new unannounced franchise”, which is presumably the new “genre-defining game” that Krafton, parent of PUBG Corporation, announced when acquired worlds unknown (opens in new tab) in 2021.

Krafton’s fiscal year 2021 financial report further revealed that the game as “a turn-based strategy game (opens in new tab) set in a sci-fi world” being developed for PC and mobile platforms; one of the preferred qualifications on the environmental artist job list is “experience with optimizing art for mobile and/or console”. year.

Thanks, The shipment (opens in new tab).

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