Sony Slashes Jobs In San Diego

Sony's massively multiplayer online game division, Sony Online Entertainment, is cutting jobs in San Diego, as part of a cost reduction move, Sony disclosed Wednesday. Size of the layoffs have not been announced. The layoffs, which were first reported by GameSpot, also affected Sony Online Entertainment's Austin operations. Sony said it made the cuts to refocus its attention on its current MMO portfolio, as well as EverQuest franchise, EverQuest Next Landmark and EverQuest Next.