Professional Halo player Eric "GH057ayame" Hewitt, pictured on the right, is now employed at 343 Industries. Over the weekend, Hewitt tweeted an image of a boarding pass
showing he was headed for Seattle and changed his Twitter account bio
, revealing his new gig.
Hewitt joins former professional players Mason "Neighbor" Cobb
and Sean "Dersky" Swidersky
, who were both brought on late last year. Hewitt is best known for creating the Team Throwdown
competitive playlist in Halo 4
and previously fought for Team Carbon.
343 is currently working on the next Halo game
, due to launch this year on Xbox One
. At E3, 343 Industries General Manager Bonnie Ross said it would run at 60 frames per second, utilize dedicated servers and benefit from Microsoft's cloud computing infrastructure.