Ninja Theory job listings cite 'AAA' experiences and more

Senua's Sacrifice
Senua's Sacrifice (Image credit: Xbox Game Studios)

What you need to know

  • Ninja Theory was recently acquired by Microsoft.
  • The team is known for games like DmC: Devil May Cry.
  • It's focusing on AAA games going forward according to LinkedIn.
  • All of its future titles will be available on Xbox Game Pass.

Many months ago, Microsoft acquired developer Ninja Theory that's known for making games like DmC: Devil May Cry and Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice.

While part of the team is working on a project called Bleeding Edge, the rest of the team seems to be making a AAA game in Unreal Engine 4. It's unclear how long it'll take to make these games because the studio is still looking for developers.

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According to a few job listings on LinkedIn discovered by Twitter user Klobrille, Ninja Theory is now focused on "delivering AAA titles" and are "aiming to set the bar for real-time characters." Hopefully, the fruits of their effort will be showcased soon.

What sort of game do you want Ninja Theory to make? Do you want it to be a sequel to Hellblade? Or an entirely new franchise? Let us know.

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Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.