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Bethesda confirms redundancies at id Software

Rage developer latest to suffer layoffs

Bethesda has confirmed that it has laid off a number of staff at Rage and Doom studio id Software.

The publisher called the move standard practice, adding that work on projects currently in development "continues unabated," according to a statement issued to Joystiq.

"As part of its standard business practice, id regularly evaluates staffing to ensure it has a workforce that meets the needs of the studio. As part of that process, some id employees were recently let go," said the company.

id most recently completed new IP Rage. The job losses come on the same day as redundancies at Sony UK and independent developer Monumental.

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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