BioShock 2 dev 2K Marin hit with massive layoffs

A large number of employees at 2K Marin, which recently launched the third-person shooterThe Bureau: XCOM Declassified, have been laid off, Polygon has learned from sources familiar with the matter.

We’ve yet to hear the exact number of employees that have been let go in this wave of layoffs, but one source said that a “majority” of the team has been let go. The only developers safe from the layoffs, according to that source, are those who are leaving to jointhe new Bay Area 2K studioled up by former Gears of War lead andBioShock Infiniteproducer Rod Fergusson.

Another source told Polygon that they were “100 percent sure” that 2K Marin as we know it is closed.

www.polygon.com

David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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