Anna Megill has joined CD Projekt Purple as lead author on the studio’s upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 sequel, codenamed Venture Orion.
Megill has over 20 years of expertise within the trade, and has beforehand labored on video games corresponding to Management and the upcoming Fable reboot. She will likely be joined on the narrative crew by Alexander Freed, whose earlier work consists of serving as lead author on Star Wars: The Outdated Republic at BioWare.
“I am so excited to work with this sensible, artistic crew,” Megill wrote on X. Megill left Fable reboot developer Playground Video games final yr, saying the time felt “proper for brand spanking new challenges”.
Additionally becoming a member of Venture Orion are Dan Hernberg, Ryan Barnard and Alan Villani.
Hernberg will function the sport’s government producer, having beforehand labored at Amazon Video games and Blizzard. Barnard joins as design director, along with his CV additionally boasting work at Hitman studio IO Interactive.
Final, however not least, Villani has joined the crew as its engineering director, having beforehand labored as VP of expertise on numerous WB Video games titles, together with technical path on a number of Mortal Kombat entries.
Whereas Venture Orion remains to be within the “early levels” of growth, CD Projekt confirmed it is “contemplating” multiplayer components for its Cyberpunk 2077 sequel earlier this yr.
Presently, the studio additionally included phrase that it is aiming to begin the manufacturing section for its subsequent Witcher sport this yr.