Creative assembly is working on a first-person tactical shooter
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Thanks to a recent job posting by Creative Assembly, it can be inferred that the developer's next game will be a new IP featuring class-based heroes and microtransactions. Sounds kind of like Overwatch and all the other hero shooters out there. This information was discovered by Twitter user AllGamesDelt_.
The job vacancy is for the position of Lead Hero Designer which states that they're "looking for an experienced game designer to work on a groundbreaking fps." Of particular notice are the following statements,
Providing guidance on visual design and cosmetics. A broad understanding of monetisation, rewards and art production will be enormously helpful in the success of this role.
And under key responsibilities,
As Lead Hero Designer on our project, you will ensure our game heroes match the creative world and vision, providing compelling gameplay.
This clearly hints at a hero shooter similar to Blizzard's Overwatch, which will have a distinct graphical style and an emphasis on cosmetic microtransactions. Under essential is listed "experience in AAA development" and "a detailed understanding of hero/class-based shooters." They also desire a designer with experience using Unreal Engine 4.
No official news has been released yet, but this posting clearly shows that Creative Assembly is cooking up something interesting.