Those that have been following the development of Home
should not find it surprising that the ambitious online program was delayed
to next year. Troubling signs from the beta
suggested that the project simply wasn't moving as quickly as it should. Even more telling, a quick look through Gamasutra reveals that there's still a crucial job opening specifically for Home has still been unfilled.
The Home Content Producer will be responsible for:
- Developing content strategies for Home to achieve Home business objectives.
- Coordinate development efforts of Home content.
- Act as a liaison between first and third party game publishers/advertisers and external developers of Home content.
It appears that this is a serious position that is crucial to the development of Home
. It's interesting to note that not only is Sony concerned about getting the service out to the masses, but is focused on getting third party content (including advertising) into the platform. Qualified individuals can apply for the job here.