Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 09:32 GMT
Disney restructures into digital-only publisher
Variety’s reporting that Disney has restructured into a digital-only publisher, and will now eschew retail and packaging.
“As part of setting a strategic direction for future success in the digital media space, the Disney Interactive Media Group today began a restructuring process,” read a statement to the site.
It follows claims that 700 jobs had been lost at the company, with Epic Mickey developer Junction Point also seeing lay-offs.
Disney saw some large core releases in 2010, with Black Rock’s Split/Second, Epic Mickey and Propaganda Games’ Tron Evolution all shipping.
Propaganda has since closed.
The studio’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned, canned late last year.