Sony Interactive Entertainment has reportedly laid off dozens of workers in its SIE Europe department throughout a number of departments.
Video Games Chronicle studies that the divisions impacted together with advertising and marketing, PR, and the US inventive companies staff. Some workers have additionally been requested to re-interview for his or her prior roles. The workers had been notified on the identical day the corporate shared new particulars in regards to the PlayStation 5.
Sony‘s gaming division has been present process quite a lot of structural adjustments not too long ago, together with new CEO and President Jim Ryan being named. That was a part of a restructuring that had Ryan switching locations with John Kodera, who grew to become Deputy President. Another sudden reshuffle got here not too long ago with the current departure of Worldwide Studios head Shawn Layden.
This comes as the corporate prepares to launch the PS5 by subsequent vacation season. As a part of its current bulletins, it revealed extra in regards to the controller, which can or will not be known as a DualShock 5, and that the studio behind some high-profile remasters is engaged on a PS5 mission.