FreeStyle Games faces restructure after underperforming Guitar Hero Live

FreeStyle Games faces restructure after underperforming Guitar Hero Live
Christopher Dring

By Christopher Dring

April 1st 2016 at 3:53PM

No details about redundancies, but parent Activision says it will "rebalance staff"

Activision has confirmed that it will restructure Guitar Hero developer FreeStyleGames.

The team, which has also worked on DJ Hero and Call of Duty Online, recently completed work on the new Guitar Hero Live project.

Activision didn’t give any details about anticipated redundancies, but admitted it would be aligning the studio's resources and that it would be looking to ‘rebalance staff’ within the organisation.

The publisher adds that  FreeStyleGames ‘continues to be a great partner’.

“Activision and FreeStyleGames leadership have been considering a range of future options for the studio, and have been consulting with staff to explore all alternatives,” the company said in a statement.

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