Jagex confirms layoffs at Transformers Universe team


May 4, 2013

UK developer Jagex has confirmed 13 people have been made redundant from the Transformers Universe team.

Jagex, which makes MMO Runescape, told Eurogamer the layoffs will not "adversely impact" the free-to-play browser MMO, but according to a source close to the matter concern is building over the quality of the game.

Eurogamer understands the layoffs were triggered by tech changes to the project. It had been decided that Transformers Universe should be built using established technology rather than in-house technology, and as a result fewer staff were needed.

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