Rockstar “Lays Off 40 Staff”

A statement from Rockstar San Diego’s Steve Martin this morning backs up the claim.  “As is typical with game development,” he says, “our team sizes have always fluctuated over the course of the development cycle. As Rockstar San Diego transitions from the launch of Red Dead Redemption onto future projects, we are realigning our resources in order to continue to develop games as effectively as possible.”

“We are ensuring that all employees who are affected by these changes are being treated with care,” continues Martin. “While we have no announcements to make regarding a sequel to Red Dead Redemption, the team here are hard at work on the development of downloadable content for the game.”

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Tony-Red-Grave3050d ago

i really feel sorry for these guys they bearly have people from the midnight club series and were forced to work on RDR when they were still working on MCLA content

hiredhelp3050d ago (Edited 3050d ago )

wow its not good for any job loss even in game industry.
but even thoe ive not read the whole article.i would f thought rockstar wouldnt be hard pressed when comes to money .there games always sell very well inc smash hot RDR. also we have to consider take two is apart of this firm now.maybe this were they having ssues juggling two companys eaither way .its shame. dam goverments economy.all a scandal.

thematrix12983050d ago (Edited 3050d ago )

R* games sell like hot is this?

JonDiskonected3050d ago

do you think they laid off the ones that worked on the mexico part and the mp......could make sense, hehe

nygamer283050d ago

this makes no sense....hope they find work

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