Sat, Jan 26, 2013 | 16:43 GMT
PS All-Stars studio SuperBot hit with a round of lay-offs
Sony has confirmed to various sources that lay-offs have occurred at PlayStation All-Stars studio SuperBot Entertainment.
The news was broken overnight on Twitter via Mike Birkhead, a designer at Insomniac. He later tweeted that the number affected was “around 20.”
Sony later confirmed the news by issuing the following statement to various outlets:
“SCEA can confirm that SuperBot Entertainment did make a reduction in their workforce today. The studio and SCEA remain committed to supporting PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale post launch, including developing the title’s forthcoming DLC releases in the coming months.”
Information on whether those hit by lay-offs were temporary or contract employees is unknown.
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