Guild Wars Developer ArenaNet Confirms Upcoming Layoffs

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ArenaNet, the studio behind the Guild Wars franchise, will layoff employees following the cancellation of unannounced projects, though game services for Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 will allegedly not be affected.

IGN reached out to ArenaNet for comment, and the company confirmed the layoffs, stating it’s a part of a larger organizational restructuring within NCSOFT, ArenaNet’s parent company. ArenaNet send IGN the following statement:

“We can confirm that due to the cancellation of unannounced projects, ArenaNet will make staff reductions. This is part of a larger organizational restructuring within NCSOFT in the west, but the Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 game services will not be affected, nor is any upcoming game content canceled.”

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