The company that created H1Z1, Daybreak Game Company, has reduce a significant portion of its workforce, and staff from various departments have suffered job cuts within the studio.
The company had issued a statement to Gamasutra confirming the layoffs. There are reports from developers implying that significant reductions were made, including several members of the H1Z1 team.
[quote style=’1′ cite=” title=”]Daybreak confirms we are realigning our workforce to better position our company for the future. Because of this, we have had to make an extremely difficult decision to part ways with some of our employees across various disciplines at the studio. We are doing everything we can to take care of each affected individual by providing them appropriate transition assistance. Daybreak remains focused on publishing and developing large-scale online games and will continue to service our existing and long-standing games and franchises.[/quote]
The company had recently launched its battle royale title H1Z1 from Early Access and the game is free-to-play.