Valorant game director leaves Riot to join developer Bungie

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Joe Ziegler, after 12 years at Riot Games and 8 years at the helm of the Valorant project, has decided to leave the company and move to Bungie.

Joe Ziegler He announced his retirement after eight years as game director of Valorantand it didn’t take long for him to take on a new role at the developer of destiny, “Bungie“. ziegler He said that he is currently the game director at Bungie and is “working on new stuff that hopefully one day everyone will be able to play.” Whether this is due to the popular destiny from Bungie or to your new IP.

ziegler has helped lead the team of Riot Valorant for more than eight years. He first joined Riot as a game designer 2010 after to work in Pandemic Studios Y Killspace Entertainmentwhere he worked as a designer and director.

Although the main product of Bungie right now is destinythe studio has been quietly hiring for an unannounced project for some time: last summer, Bungie posted a job ad for a marketing manager for a new IP.

ziegler you have not yet specified which game or games you will be working on for Bungie, but seems satisfied with the measure. However, he did have some moving parting words for his Riot colleagues when he announced his departure on December 7.

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