Sony’s in-house manufacturing studio PlayStation Visual Arts, which has has routinely offered improvement assist for animation and artwork on a variety of PlayStation Studios tasks over time, has been hit with layoffs following an inside shift on an unnamed AAA multiplayer sport.
This data comes from worker John Borba, who was, till lately, challenge coordinator on the studio. Taking to LinkedIn, Borba revealed that he was amongst a number of folks at PlayStation Visual Arts who had been lately let go “to support the new budgetary needs” following “a large pivot” on a AAA multiplayer title that the studio had been working on.
Borba has not named the challenge in query, although presumably, he’s referring to Naughty Dog’s standalone multiplayer The Last of Us sport. Recent experiences claimed that following an inside reevaluation, Sony had decided to scale down the project. Naughty Dog stated in an official assertion on the identical time that it needed more time to work on the game before formally unveiling it.
At the identical time, the AAA multiplayer sport being referred to may be Deviation Games’ PS5 title, which, according to recent reports, has been cancelled following the studio being hit with a round of layoffs.