Guerrilla Games Hints At Horizon Zero Dawn Sequel on PS5 With Deleted Tweet

Guerrilla Games Hints At Horizon Zero Dawn Sequel on PS5 With Deleted Tweet

Guerrilla has a number of open senior positions for its next game.

Guerrilla Games is key to Sony's PlayStation 5 future. Not only was Horizon Zero Dawn a big success for the PlayStation 4, but Guerrilla Games co-founder Hermen Hulst recently became president of PlayStation's Worldwide Studios. The question now is: What is the studio is currently working on? Horizon Zero Dawn 2 or a new IP?

Well it seems like a sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn is more likely. Guerrilla Games is hiring for a number of senior-level positions for its next game. All of the job positions are available on the official Guerrilla Jobs Twitter account, with promotional videos from Horizon Zero Dawn. One job tweeted out was for a Senior AI Programmer, with the hashtag #ps5. That tweet was deleted and reposted without the hashtag, but the internet never forgets and the PS5 subreddit captured a screenshot.

Other open positions include Senior Graphics Programmer, Senior Character Animator, and Principal Cinematic Animator. One position, Lead Creature Animator, is looking for someone with "extensive experience animating animal movement and behavior." All of the machines in Horizon Zero Dawn are based on specific animals, like the deer-like Grazer, or the Snapmaw, which moves like an alligator. There's no concrete details, but the position does potentially point to more Horizon Zero Dawn.

The only hint to a Horizon Zero Dawn sequel prior to now came from an interview with Guerrilla Games executive producer Angie Smets. "I can’t really talk about what’s next, but we obviously didn’t invest seven years into creating this big, rich world and all of the technology for nothing? I hope everyone is super excited for the future," she told GamesBeat back in 2018.

In the meantime, Horizon Zero Dawn is one of the PlayStation 4 games making its way to PC. It's one of the few PlayStation exclusives to be making the jump, with a planned release this summer. It'll be joined by the PC release of Kojima Productions' Death Stranding, which was also developed on Guerrilla Games' Decima Engine.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

In other news

Everwild's Creative Director Has Left Rare

Another upcoming next-gen Xbox project loses its director.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity's First Chapter Is Available Now in an eShop Demo

Transfer your save when the full game comes out! You can't lose, hero.

Hitman 3 and Control Are Coming to Switch Via the Cloud

Cloud gaming is rolling out on more Switches.

Ubisoft Merges Uplay and Ubisoft Club Into One Cross-Progression Platform

Connect will bridge the gap between consoles and generations.

Need help?

GTA 5 Cheats

Discover all the GTA 5 cheats with this handy GTA V cheats PS4, GTA 5 cheats Xbox One, and PC guide for free GTA money and more. Plus get all the Grand Theft Auto 5 cheats for Xbox 360 and PS3.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Best Mods That You Should Download Now

RDR2 just released for PC players and that means more and more mods are coming in every day. Here are the best mods available right now for Red Dead Redemption 2.

10 GTA 5 Secrets That You Won't Believe

GTA 5 is a massive game, filled with brilliant secrets and Easter eggs. We've rounded up the 10 most amazing GTA 5 secrets.