In the past few weeks, layoffs in considerable numbers had been part of the gaming industry while studios like Rockstar Games, Sony Online Entertainment, Firaxis and Realtime Worlds suffered loss of developers.
Despite having a strong base in the gaming field with classic hits, the company had to trim their teams due to some various untold reasons including those of maintaining its in house studios.
The Tom Clancy founded ‘Red Storm Entertainment’ game developing company had joined the bandwagon recently. According to its official statement, ‘realignment of production priorities’ had led to 38 developers from the studio losing their jobs.
However, it is assuring that the statement said Ubisoft, the official publishers of Red Storm games might offer jobs in their other in house studios for these experienced game programmers.
Red Storm which was launched by Tom Clancy and Navy veteran Dough Littlejohns in 1996 gained accolades for their tactical shooter ‘Ghost Recon’ which was a huge hit. The company is now working on a version of the same game named ‘Ghost Recon: Future Soldier”.
Even after the developers had been removed off work, Red Storm had confirmed that the company wouldn’t back off but will continue to work on the multiplayer part of Future Soldier 2 contributing their best to the game which is under much hype.
Ubisoft had confirmed that Red Storm is an integral part of their production team across the world and they wouldn’t want to lose association with them at any cost. The latest releases of Red Storm include America’s Army: True Soldiers and Ghost Recon Advanced War Fighter.