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Old February 29, 2012, 06:16 PM
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They're not cutting much in the way of developers -- only 10% or 60 positions are game development. The rest, well, they didn't say but I suspect we'll continue to see "longer than usual volumes of petitions" warning when people try to access customer service.

The Blizzard unit of Activision-Blizzard has around 4500-5000 employees, so we're talking a workforce reduction of about 12 per cent. It's certainly significant, but not a crippling reduction. How much of it is related to the recently-completed server hardware changeover for World of Warcraft and the completion of localisations for several languages, we don't know.
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