The layoffs come as a response to "a time of economic turmoil," according to CEO John Hanke.
A walkout is protesting the unexpected firings.
The news raises a number of ethical questions that are especially pertinent in a pandemic-stricken working environment.
The mega-publisher has been on a streak of layoffs over the last few years. Meanwhile, CEO Bobby Kotick is set to receive a $200 million payout.
It's the latest development in the troubled saga of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2.
AR analyst Lewis Ward explains why the company has been experiencing troubles in recent months.
An official number wasn't provided, but one former employee indicates that 80 were let go from the Super Lucky's Tale studio.
The Ottawa-based studio cut just under 50 people leading into Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
The previous reports of confusion amid the globalization efforts at Sony Interactive Entertainment appear to have yielded a round of significant layoffs for SIE Europe. Fewer layoffs affected SIE Americas.