EA expects their company to grow substantially in employee count by the end of the year, despite reports earlier this week that the publisher was set to let go as many as 1,000 workers.
EA is growing and looking to hire hundreds of people for our digital, console, mobile and social games,” read a statement to Ripten.
Like all game companies, we make occasional adjustments to resize teams as projects are completed and new priorities are established. Overall, we expect that headcount will be up at the end of this year.”
The publisher yesterday denied rumours that it was set to downsize its global workforce by five to ten per cent, telling MCV: At any given time there are new people coming in and others leaving”.