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Bethesda confirmed an unspecified number of employees were let go from Rage developer id Software today. The company ensures these moves are part of its standard business practice, however. The developer is still hiring and future id titles are not affected by these layoffs.
Below is Bethesda's full statement:
As part of its standard business practice, id regularly evaluates staffing to ensure it has a workforce that meets the needs of the studio. As part of that process, some id employees were recently let go.
Id is still recruiting and hiring qualified developers, and development work on future id titles continues unabated.
id Software is currently developing Doom 4, which does not have a release date.