Sony to wipeout Liverpool staff

Major layoffs expected

Layoffs are expected at Sony's Liverpool Studio following word that the publisher plans to follow through with a restructuring agreement that will cut the development staff by nearly half.

Develop reports from unnamed sources that approximately half of the employees currently working at the Liverpool Studio will be laid off.

According to the publication's sources, the cancellation of several projects at the large studio as part of Sony's corporate restructuring program have prompted the reduction in staff.

Sony has not returned request for comment regarding the potential layoffs and the future of Liverpool-helmed series' Lemmings, MotorStorm, and WipEout.

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