Over the past few months, Creative Assembly (Total War, Alien: Isolation) has taken numerous times that their next video game will be a first-person shooter. However, that description is very generic. A new job offer seems to outline this project rather in the line of a hero-shooter like Overwatch or Rainbow Six: Siege, where the characterization and personalization of the protagonists and their skills is key.
Specifically, The CA team is looking for a hero design chief to make sure that the heroes of our game are matched to the world of [creative] gaming and vision, offering satisfying gameplay. ” Each of these characters will have their own personality and unique abilities, as we are accustomed to see in this genre.
By way of curiosity, the job offer also gives clues as to where the monetization of the game, then the ideal candidate will have “a broad knowledge about monetization, rewards and artistic production”. In other words, it seems that we can access outfits and skins of all kinds to change the appearance of our favorite character through microtransactions or something similar.