Neverwinter, Star Trek Online developer hit with lay-offs

By Brenna Hillier, Thursday, 19 March 2015 01:32 GMT

Cryptic Studios parent company Perfect World Entertainment has issued lay-offs, which rumours describe as devastating.

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A number of Cryptic staff have confirmed via social media that they have been laid off, but Perfect World has not issued a statement.

We have reason to suspect the lay-offs may be quite severe. Massively sighted a couple of since-deleted tweets, one of which called the losses a “slaughter”.

No word yet on whether other Perfect World teams, like the Redwood Shores office and overseas studios, have seen cuts.

Best of luck to all staff affected by the lay-offs.

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