Friday, July 16, 2010

Sony Online announces 35 layoffs

Sony Online Entertainment, the branch responsible for MMO's like EQ, EQ2 and Star Wars Galaxies, has announced some 30-35 layoffs today Joystiq is reporting:
"In a move to better align the company's resources against areas of growth that meet consumer demand in today's online market as well as improve operational efficiency, Sony Online Entertainment has eliminated just over 4% of its full-time workforce, equaling 35 people. The changes will better position SOE to deliver against its emphasis on developing games for a wider, more diverse audience and remaining a worldwide leader in online gaming."

Read more here:

http://www.joystiq.com/2010/07/15/sony-online-entertainment-lays-off-35