Electronic Arts recently shifted most of the employees at Criterion Games to its Ghost Games studio. However, there are reports on Polygon that the studio has been hit with layoffs after only a single game released, Need for Speed: Rivals.
EA laid off their contractors at the studio and told full-time employees that can either take compensation and leave or continue working to help support Visceral's unnanounced title. This is just one week after Criterion Games founders left the studio.
The reports is also stating that an unannounced Need for Speed title has been put on hold. There is also no word on how many employees will be laid off.