This job listing
posted last month shows that Arkane Studios
, developers of Dishonored
, are looking for a Senior Engine Programmer who has to have at least 5 years’ experience in the video game industry and be "passionate about FPS and RPG games"
. The job description is the following: "Answering to the Technical Director, you will adapt, maintain and optimize the code for PC and next gen consoles. Multipurpose, you will deal with technology issues that will come up during production (animation, IO, audio, physics….)"
Last November, Peter Hines from Bethesda Softworks
said that Dishonored exceeded their sales expectations so it is possible that Bethesda may have real plans to extend this IP in future.