Just today we have received the confirmation from Electronic Art about the rumor that they will lay off about 350 of their employees. These layoffs will be across many division such as operations, publishing, and marketing divisions. This gaming corporation also said that they will change its operation in Russia and Japan because they are looking to change how they serve their customers in these markets.

EA's Andrew Wilson

According to an exchange email shared by Kotaku, Andrew Wilson the CEO of EA has addressed the layoffs today. He told his employees that eventhough the company's vision is to become the Best Games Company in the World but they have to honest to themselves and admit that they are not there right now. They still have many things to do in order to improve the situation with their games, their relationships with players and their business too.

Ea Confirmed That It Will Lay Off Around 350 Emplo
Andrew Wilson - CEO of Electronic Art

From a separate statement of an EA spokesperson, they have admitted that they have to change after consider the changing world around them. Also, they have decided from now on they will make a bigger move to deliver their commitments, they will continue to work on refining their structure and their service to meet the expectation of the players.

And according to EA, they lay off about 350 employees as a result of these strategies. They said that it was a very difficult decision for them, and they absolutely do not take it lightly.

Message to their employees

In their statement they say that "We are friends and colleagues at EA, we appreciate and value everyone's contributions, and we are doing everything we can to ensure we are looking after our people to help them through this period to find their next opportunity. This is our top priority."

Ea Confirmed That It Will Lay Off Around 350 Emplo
EA Jobs Cut

EA has also promised that they will try their best to find other positions for the employees elsewhere in the company, but for those who lose their job, EA will provide full severance.

This announcement of EA is over a month after Activision Blizzard confirmation of laying off its 800 employees.