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Sony job cuts unlikely to affect games division

Sony Computer Entertainment has told GamesIndustry.biz that the cost cutting measures announced by Sony Corporation today are least likely to affect the games departments.

As detailed this morning, the electronics division is the worst hit of all Sony divisions, with the closure of the manufacturing plant in Ichinomiya in Japan, and a 30 per cent reduction in headcount planned for TV design operations.

A slide from Sony's corporate presentation this morning stated that there are planned headcount reductions for the games, movie and pictures divisions - without going into further detail - and prompting speculation that jobs were to go in videogame departments.

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Simon_Brezhnev3497d ago

thats good news just surprised Jason 360 approved it

thereapersson3497d ago

He makes really biased comments, but he still doesn't let it get in the way of approving article that pertain to any game news, good or bad.

Lord Shuhei Yoshida3497d ago

The only thing that Sony will cut is a slice of humble pie for the Microslaves after Killzone 2 destroys all hope for the 360

Shane Kim3497d ago

Hey Kaz, that's not the way you do the peace sign.