Layoffs at Black Box & ACES

Report: EA Black Box Lays Off Majority of Staff on Gamasutra has word that upward of 200 of the 350 employees at the one-time developer of the Need for Speed series have been let go, which had been hinted at already. Gamasutra also reports that Microsoft has let go a large portion of the development team at ACES Studio, the internal group behind the Microsoft Flight Simulator series.