informa
/
Business
News

Layoffs at PlayStation fighting game developer Superbot

An unknown number of employees were laid off at Culver City, California developer Superbot Entertainment, the developer behind last year's Sony-published fighting game PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.
An unknown number of employees were affected by layoffs at Sony-exclusive independent developer Superbot on Friday. Superbot is the developer behind Sony's fighting game PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, which was released simultaneously for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in late November. While Sony has not revealed sales figures for the game, it is thought to have not sold well, as it did not appear in the NPD Group's top 10 charts. It debuted at number 38 on the UK charts. The nature of the layoffs was not confirmed either, with Sony merely releasing a statement confirming that "SuperBot Entertainment did make a reduction in their workforce today." A source close to the situation tells Gamasutra that the affected headcount was over twenty. Sony did reiterate that support for the game will continue, starting with a DLC pack in February.

Latest Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions

Bellevue, Washington
08.27.21
Combat Designer

Xbox Graphics

Redmond, Washington
08.27.21
Senior Software Engineer: GPU Compilers

Insomniac Games

Burbank, California
08.27.21
Systems Designer

Deep Silver Volition

Champaign, Illinois
08.27.21
Senior Environment Artist
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Register
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more