EA has confirmed that EA Montreal will be hit by a “small number” of lay-offs it’s all part of “routine changes”.
GameIndustry reports that EA have confirmed that the studio will be reorganised in order for it to put more focus on digital initiatives, including mobile and social projects.
These are routine changes which address the cyclical nature of the game industry. A very small number of employees will be impacted – many will be assigned to new projects at EA, others will leave the company.
a spokesperson advised.
Overall, we expect that EA’s headcount will be up at the end of this year.
Sources have suggested that EA will cut 50 jobs, but fewer staff would leave the company, instead they would get transferred as part of the reorganisation.