The mystery of BioWare’s new online IP


The studio behind Star Wars: The Old Republic is working on a brand-new IP — and everyone is dying to know what it is.

A new BioWare job posting for a senior lead server engineer points to a previously unannounced IP with an online component. The posting mentions that an engineer who has experience developing titles with “significant online elements” is important to the studio. Could this be an MMO or a persistent multiplayer title? Read the pertinent part of the job description below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

“BioWare is seeking a qualified Senior Lead Server Engineer for a new, unannounced BioWare IP. This role will direct a team of software engineers to create the backend systems that will drive online play for this exciting new game. The successful candidate will have expert knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation, and continuing support of large scale real-time client/server applications using primarily C++. Extensive experience with and knowledge of multi-tier client/server architectures as well as scalable distributed systems are required. Experience developing PC or console games with significant online elements is a strong plus. Experience with current cloud-based computing solutions and technology is beneficial.”

Source: Job posting via VG247
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