During the second outbreak, James Heller encountered a group of Gentek scientists who were part of Project New Templar. The project's goal was to engineer a targeted virus to sterilize the impoverished lower class in United States. Heller choose to leave the New Templar scientists to die in a helicopter crash instead of consuming them after he learned about their goal.
- Although never mentioned explicitly in Prototype, the name Templar appears in two documents included in the texture files (both briefly visible in cut-scenes), one of them Blacklight related.
- The appearance of these Templars bear a coincidental similarity to their counterparts in the Assassin's Creed game series. The Templars are portrayed as a shadow organization controlling governments and major events around the world.