Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

EA Denies Layoff Rumor

An unconfirmed rumor on Startup Grind states between 500 and 1000 layoffs will hit Electronic Arts as soon as this week. They have a list of factors leading to this, including general business downturns, and specific recent aspects of this like disappointing sales of Battlefield 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic, and the expensive incremental marketing campaigns attempting to boost both games after launch. There's a follow-up to this on Develop denying this. "There are no lay-offs as such, we always have projects growing and morphing," reads a statement they received from EA, which also adds: "at any given time there are new people coming in and others leaving," but that the company "is growing and hiring, building teams to support the growing demand for digital games and services."

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

   Current Headlines
More Boxing with Loot Boxing
Project CARS 2 Demo Today
Report: Gazillion Firing Staff; Ending Marvel Heroes Even Earlier
SpellForce 3 Elves Trailer; Free Preview Tomorrow
Stellaris Humanoids Species Pack Next Month
On Sale
Thanksgiving Patches
Thanksgiving Consolidation
Thanksgiving Metaverse
Thanksgiving Legal Briefs
Game Reviews
Hardware Reviews
etc.
Out of the Blue
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Demo
Steam Autumn Sale and Steam Awards Return
Dota 2 Seasonal Ranked Update
Planet Coaster Anniversary Update Adds Scenario Editor
Evening Patches
On Sale
  

 




Blue's News is a participant in Amazon Associates programs
and earns advertising fees by linking to Amazon.



footer

Blue's News logo