EA Denies 500-1,000 Employee Layoff Rumor

Posted Apr 16, 2012

Electronics Arts has denied a report that says around 500-1,000 people will be laid off. This would have represented 5-10% of their workforce. StartupGrind.com wrote about the layoff rumor, but they were given an official statement from the company that said ?There are no lay-offs as such, we always have projects growing and morphing.” They added ?At any given time there are new people coming in and others leaving. EA is growing and hiring and building teams to support the growing demand for digital games and services.? EA is also looking to hire hundreds of people for the digital, console, mobile, and social games divisions.