Rumour: Up to 100 LucasArts staffers laid off

By Patrick Garratt
6 June 2008 07:13 GMT

Kotaku’s rumouring that between 75-100 LucasArts staff have been laid off following the completion of Lego Star Wars.

From the site:

While LucasArts public relations did not get back to us today, several former LucasArts staffers did, with one telling us that 75-100 employees were laid off from the company, including the producer of LEGO Indiana Jones and LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga, Shawn Storc.

According to another source, up to 80% of staff has been laid off in departments such as Production Services, which includes QA and Compliance, with jobs planned to be outsourced overseas. Cuts were also said to be made in development, with art and programming staffers being laid off.

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