Destiny Designer Walks Away from Bungie to Join Bethesda


Designer Josh Hamrick leaves Bungie and will now be take on the task of working on the Fallout and Elder Scrolls series at Bethesda studio.

[dropcap size=small]J[/dropcap]osh Hamrick has departed from his position at Bungie as Destiny‘s senior gameplay designer to take an unspecified role at Bethesda. Hamrick took to Twitter recently to thank his “Bungie family” and fans for his time at the company.

I’ll miss Bungie more than words can tell, but I’m excited about both new challenges and being much closer to our hometown and our family.”

In another tweet, Hamrick added, “Again, I need to say how much the team Bungie means to me. I’ve learned so much from them and made tons of lifelong friends during my stay.”


During Hamrick’s nearly six years at Bungie, he also worked on the developer’s final Halo title, Halo: Reach. Prior to joining Bungie in 2009, Hamrick worked at Midway Studios Austin on BlackSite: Area 51, among other titles.

Hamrick did not go into detail about what projects he’d be working on or what title he would hold there, but Bethesda will be holding its first E3 conference this June. Several fans are hoping for Fallout 4.


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