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EA Cuts Staff

Following shortly after a rumor that EA Partners is closing, comes an EA Organizational Update on the Electronic Arts website announcing recent realignments "behind priorities in new technologies and mobile" (ruh-roh) have caused them to cut staff. They are not specific, but there's an unconfirmed report on Kotaku saying they've "heard from a couple of sources" that this may affect as much as 10% of EA's workforce. Here's the statement:

In recent weeks, EA has aligned all elements of its organizational structure behind priorities in new technologies and mobile. This has led to some difficult decisions to reduce the workforce in some locations. We are extremely grateful for the contributions made by each of our employees those that are leaving EA will be missed by their colleagues and friends.

These are hard but essential changes as we focus on delivering great games and showing players around the world why to spend their time with us.

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23. Re: EA Cuts Staff Apr 25, 2013, 19:10 Redmask
 
Slick wrote on Apr 25, 2013, 18:05:

lol, "holy shit we're almost extinct?" hmmmm... says the largest game publisher/developer on the planet... they could lose 90% of their staff and still be one of the biggest videogame companies on the planet. soooo, you want your hyperbole back? it's hard to take you seriously.

Does EA pay you to be butthurt on their behalf or do you just do it for fun? All you seem to do here is respond to EA related topics and I don't believe in coincidence.

Ask the people who lost their job due to how poorly EA is run who they think is the worst company in America kid.
 
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