DICE recruiting for 'small and collaborative' virtual reality team
EA rolling the DICE on VR
Battlefield developers DICE has started to recruit for a "small and collaborative" team at its Stockholm headquarters.
EA hasn't dabbled much in VR just yet and EA's CFO Blake Jorgensen actually said in a talk last month that he didn't see virtual reality taking off for another five years.
"I think the reality is, the next one to three years, it's probably going to take some time to build up a sizeable marketplace and you might see alternative uses for virtual reality first before it becomes gaming," Jorgensen said.
"Longer term, five plus years away, I think there's certainly a market there and it will be another exciting way to enjoy gaming."
Regardless, it appears DICE is going to take the plunge anyway.
EA's Johan Andersson tweeted about the openings and confirmed employees would be working on something in the Frostbite engine.
It's probably too late for this to mean Mirror's Edge, but a boy can hope, right?
There's a range of roles on offer, from VR creative director to software engineer and senior technical artists. If you fancy making the first VR Battlefield*, it might be worth taking a look.
*There's no indication at all that there's a VR Battlefield in the works. You will probably not be able to work on a virtual reality Battlefield.