Update: We’ve just had Codemasters on the phone to reiterate that no permanent staff have been affected by this in any way, and the 70 QA positions were held by temps reaching the end of contracts.
Codemasters has confirmed to VG247 that it’s just dropped “around” 70 QA staff, temps designed to push through DiRT 2 and Op Flash: Dragon Rising.
We’ve just been told that those cut free today were “never on permanent contracts”.
We’re actually hearing a slightly different story from dev contacts, but hopefully details will become clearer later today.
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