Severe layoffs for RealNetworks games teams

Severe layoffs for RealNetworks games teams
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

June 24th 2010 at 3:38PM

Developers let go as Seattle multimedia giant reorganises

As a result of a number of layoffs across the entire RealNetworks company, the organisation's game development teams are reported to have suffered a significant reduction in headcount.

It has been suggested that only a Facebook dev team and a handful of streamlined casual PC designers remain.

As reported by Gamasutra, 85 RealNetworks staff have lost their jobs in an attempt to "reduce the spans and layers of management to create greater efficiency, teamwork and customer focus."

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