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600 Jobs Going 'Redundant'

Posted by Suzie Ford on Feb 29, 2012  | Comments

600 Jobs Going 'Redundant' - World of Warcraft - MMORPG.com

Develop-Online.net is reporting that World of Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo developer, Blizzard Entertainment, is making 600 jobs 'redundant'. According to the report, 10% of the jobs will come out of the game development crew with the rest coming out of business oriented departments like customer support.

The announcement of job cuts comes as World of Warcraft is slowly but surely losing its grip as the top game in the MMO space.

“Constant evaluation of teams and processes is necessary for the long-term health of any business, said Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime.

Read the full article at the link above.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom