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Bungie's next game 'is an MMO FPS' - report

Allegedly jilted employee describes title as "WoW in space"

Bungie's next game will be an 'MMO FPS', according to reports stemming from a supposed, disgruntled ex-employee.

Speaking to Kotaku, the source - said to be a former Bungie employee - says that the MMO sci-fi shooter is currently named 'Destiny', although it hides beneath the codename 'Tiger'.

Apparently the mystery title will "run on a new Bungie-developed graphics engine and feature unique online connectivity and matchmaking technology. It was also bluntly likened to 'WoW in space.'"

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The 'source', however, also claims that he was recently, unfairly let go by Bungie, which the studio itself has debunked via its official site with the following message:

"The claim is false. Bungie has never been asked to lay off any employees or contract employees by our publisher, Activision-Blizzard, for any reason.

"The talented professionals who grace our offices day in and day out are the lifeblood of Bungie - our most cherished commodity - and the unsubstantiated rumors posted today are in direct opposition to the culture and values that we believe make Bungie an exceptional place to work, and to call home."

Whether the statement also discredits the information given about Bungie's next title is a matter of debate but, as with all "source" based reports, we'd advise you to exercise caution.

The details do, however, match what we've heard about Bungie's upcoming title in the past, to some extent.

Bungie hinted at an MMO project with a persistent world in October last year and a Bungie job ad suggested that the project could also feature on mobile devices with "real-time connectivity".

[ SOURCE: Kotaku ]

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