EA Salt Lake hit with layoffs as studio switches to mobile

Thursday, 30 January 2014 20:34 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

EA has confirmed a round of layoffs at EA Salt Lake, which previously worked on titles such as Risk: Factions, The Sim expansions.

slceadfhfhfhfiehfgThe confirmation was provided in a statement to Game Informer.

“EA Salt Lake is becoming largely focused on mobile development, including The Sims and other projects,” an EA representative stated.

“Recent shifts unfortunately resulted in the reduction of a few teams. As we look to match skills with opportunities, some staff will be offered other positions at EA, while others will leave the company.”

EA’s official site lists the pre-layoff headcount at over 100 staffers.

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