Red 5 Studios announces plans to reorganize in advance of the launch of
, saying this has
cost some staff their jobs, but has not derailed the ongoing beta testing of
their sci-fi sandbox shooter. Word is: "As part of the reorganization, Red 5
Studios confirms that it has released about 10 percent of its staff, the
majority from Red 5’s video internet entertainment channel, Stage 5 TV.
Development of Firefall is unaffected by the reorganization and Open Beta Stage
2 is well underway with a major patch scheduled for later this month." On a
related note, they
they are pulling the game's underused PvP mode for an
), saying it "does not represent Firefall at its best," and that
they will relaunch that part of the game when its ready."