Blizzard hiring PS3 developers for Diablo 3

Written by Joe Martin

June 6, 2011 | 11:43

Tags: #diablo #diablo-3 #diablo-iii #playstation-3

Companies: #blizzard

Blizzard is recruiting developers with experience working on the PlayStation 3 to the Diablo 3 team, fuelling speculation of a PlayStation 3 version of the upcoming RPG.

The new advert appeared on Blizzard's official website and called for a senior software engineer to work alongside the Diablo 3 development team.

'This position is responsible for overseeing PlayStation 3 (PS3) architecture design as well as other PS3-specific game code development to maximise platform performance,' reads the advert.

Further responsibilities would include designing, creating and running various game systems on the PlayStation 3 platform, the ad continues.

Blizzard has steadfastly refused to confirm a PlayStation 3 version of Diablo 3, but has previously commented to Eurogamer that rumours of a console project may related to a 'Diablo-related concept', if not Diablo 3 itself.

Diablo 3 still has no official release dates on any platform, but Blizzard is set to begin beta testing in Q3 and is said to hope for a 2011 release.

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