Activision Blizzard Cutting 600 Jobs

Posted on Mar 1 2012 - 10:35am by Editorial Staff

Yesterday we saw two “biggies” tech giant – HP and IBM layoff employees, HP fired some 275 employees from its webOS division, whereas IBM found sacking about 1,000 employees working in the company’s US division – adding to this, today, another biggies this time from gaming world, Activision Blizzard.

The company is cutting about 600 employees, in the process of “wrapping up” development on one its biggest videogame titles of the year. The Santa Monica, Calif., game maker, which is among the biggest in the world, said the job cuts would occur in its Blizzard Entertainment unit, which runs the popular “World of Warcraft” online fantasy-game franchise.

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