PlayStation Studios is looking to hire a new Director of Mobile, a senior position that will direct the development and strategy of the PlayStation games on mobile. Even to adapt some of the company’s games to said platform, as can be read in a job offer.
According to this job offer, shared in the forums of ResetEra, the Director of Mobile at PlayStation Studios will be based in San Mateo, California, in order to: “promote the vision, mission and strategy in mobile game development within PlayStation Studios“, you can read what they are looking for.
“As Director of Mobile, you will have and develop your own mobile gaming strategy for PlayStation Studios, as well as help create a foundation for future growth opportunities.“. But in addition to expanding development in mobile games, the job requires “focus on successfully adapting popular PlayStation franchises to mobile“.
In said offer it is mentioned that this new Director will work with the PlayStation Studios Leadership Team to create a product roadmap “in a period of time of 3 to 5 years“. So that new title / s for iOS and / or Android it will not launch immediately under this covered position.
There are many studies already established in the mobile sector, and others have done it recently, but what is clear is that it is a sector that is always on the rise; and more and more still. We recently saw the release of Crash Bandicoot On The Run, but perhaps one of the clearest examples is the success of Nintendo by boosting collaboration with Niantic to launch Pokémon GO.
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Be that as it may, Sony may be trying to give you a second life to the classics and / or known sagas of PlayStation Thanks to the fact that mobiles have become a very important factor when it comes to playing games on portable platforms.