It's not just that people are being laid off, it's that every gaming company seems to be doing it. Where does that leave us? 59 Days Into 2024 And 8,100+ Video Game Layoffs Have Been... — read more
Sony Interactive Entertainment said it will lay off 900 employees in its PlayStation unit. The Japanese gaming giant cut its sales forecast for its flagship PlayStation 5 console on Feb. 14 after it warned of lower demand. PlayStation’s London... — read more
The information comes from documents obtained in the recent leak that also claims Sony could be looking to close one PlayStation studio as "one studio closure" is mentioned. It isn't known what studio this could... — read more
As reported by GLHF, sources said that around 20 jobs are being cut at Media Molecule. The studio currently sits at around 135 staff members, but with the impending cuts that will bring it down to... — read more
Sonny seems to be on a warpath here. We've lost some amazing talent in this round. It makes no sense to me.
This new comes from now ex-employee John Borba, who was the project coordinator for an unannounced AAA project by the company. He states in his LinkedIn that he was let go, along with others, due to restructuring within the... — read more
I think the recent layoffs will not be the only ones after tomorrow.
If this is true, expect more layoffs. All of these acquisitions have to be paid for somehow, and cutting employees is the easiest way by far. PlayStation To Acquire From Software, Claims Popular Gaming... — read more
And add some marketing people in the mix as well! Fu-k you, Sony!
I have a new x80j. Replacing a Samsung. It is silly that I cannot select a specific input upon powerup. I can only choose Last or Home. This is stupid. Most people with any kind of cable or satellite tv will want that input to turn on whenever they... — read more
Go figure: Burbank-based Walt Disney and Warner Bros. have already announced substantial layoffs. “Ultimately, these changes will better position us as a studio for... — read more
If a furlough is unexpected, employees can become insecure about the future of the company. Staff will experience greater stress, gossip, and rumors increase and work productivity decreases.
what's your prediction - huh?
Sony is cutting Playstation staff in Europe and now I'm worried we might be next. Any ideas if something might be coming our way or is this just an isolated incident? (And by our way I mean California.) I definitely didn't need another thing to... — read more
It was brutal. People were essentially asked to come to a meeting and told they had been selected to be laid off. People who didn't come in that morning learned their fate through co-workers. Nobody had any clue this was coming.
Anybody here knows more about this? How many constitutes a "bloodbath?" There are no numbers available on the size of the layoffs, though one insider described the situation as a “bloodbath.” I hear there are a number of Sony TV veterans of 20-plus... — read more
Now its marketing and distribution department at Sony Pictures. Looks like nobody is safe at Sony right now. Last month it was television, after that Crackle, now marketing and distribution... Anybody has any info or ideas on what might be next on... — read more
More Sony layoffs, only this time it's international TV operations that are getting hit. No word on how many exactly, but when word "restructuring" is being used, then you know it will be something huge. It'll be nice if somebody who knows more would... — read more
FYI - Layoff at Sony DADC facility in Terre Haute. They are outsourcing the music and video manufacturing. http://www.in.gov/dwd/files/Sony%20DADC%20located%20in%20Terre%20Haute.pdf Anyone know any more about this?
No idea how many, but few depts will be spared.
Sand Diego hit - 400 to leave. 1,000 overall in the US - close 20 stores, Fashion Valley to be closed, UTC mall to be closed. Not sure how numbers add up, it was announced a few weeks ago that we'll cut 1,500 jobs in Japan, 3,500 globally, don't know... — read more
Sony Online Entertainment cut hundreds late last year, there will be more layoffs in Q1, I think we are set to let go thousands this year (all of Sony) - just do your job and hope for best
Sony Online Entertainment, which makes multiplayer online video games, has laid off 70 employees from its San Diego headquarters. The business unit of Japan’s Sony Corp. said the layoffs aim to reduce costs and streamline its workforce. Job cuts... — read more
sony\'s cutting circa 500 folks. not sure is that going to be all here in culver city but we will get hammered for sure