Sony layoffs hit Driveclub, Killzone, and The Playroom developers

Driveclub development said to be unaffected by numerous layoffs.

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Sony has laid off an undisclosed amount of staff at three of its UK developers: Evolution Studios, Guerrilla Cambridge, and SCE London Studio.

VideoGamer reported that "numerous" people from each studio have been let go.

In a statement, Sony said that a recent internal review triggered the need for restructuring at the studios

Sony also adds that developer of delayed PlayStation 4 racer Driveclub was "unaffected" at Evolution Studios. It is not known what projects Guerrilla Cambridge or SCE London Studio were currently working on.

"Regular reviews take place throughout SCE Worldwide Studios, ensuring that the resources that we have in such a competitive business can create and produce high quality, innovative and commercially viable projects," said Sony.

"As part of this process, we have reviewed and assessed all current projects and have decided to make some changes to some of our European Studios. As a result of this, there will be a focused restructure within London Studio, Guerrilla Cambridge Studio and Evolution Studio to ensure that the SCE WWS is in the best position to achieve their goals going forward.

"Our first party development studios are key to our creative strategy and we are very excited about the future projects being worked on."

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