It seems just like the staff behind The Banner Saga trilogy would possibly be making an MMO game. Developer Stoic Studio has posted job listings that reference fast-paced motion, expertise in reside service video games, and a possible launch over the following couple of years.

A recent opening for a combat designer alludes to a few of the seemingly components going into Stoic’s subsequent challenge. Part of the duties embrace developing with concepts for all the varied aspects of battle in a “fast-paced action game”, and decrease, below most well-liked {qualifications}, it mentions expertise in games-as-a-service and reside video games. The contract is for a launch schedule over thee-plus years, together with beta, launch, and post-launch.

This corroborates data from this time final yr, when other job listings talked about MMO, reside recreation, and on-line recreation expertise. Stoic was coy at that time, stating that one thing is within the works, and we’d hear about it sooner or later. “Stoic’s continuing to grow bigger than it’s ever been before, and we’re wading heavily into a new project with new ambitions and aspirations,” Alex Thomas, principal artistic designer at Stoic, said at the time. “We can’t wait to be able to talk more about it soon and we hope you’ll come along with us to a new world, with new stories to tell in a new game.”

The Banner Saga wrapped up in 2018’s third installment, finishing a trilogy of viking-inspired narrative survival games about main a human military into battle in opposition to the Dredge, an historic race that hellbent on our eradication. They’re a few of the finest when it comes to navigating decisions over the lengthy haul, and studying to reside together with your errors.

With any luck we received’t be ready an excessive amount of longer for a correct replace on what Stoic’s up to – right here’s the best story games, best strategy games, and best fantasy games to cross the time.