Build A Rocket Boy Layoffs Staff In Multiple Departments [UPDATED]

Build A Rock Boy Layoffs

UPDATE: Build a Rocket Boy has confirmed to Insider Gaming that it will be laying off employees. The studio didn’t divulge the number of people being let go.

ORIGINAL: Build a Rocket Boy, the studio founded by Rockstar North president and Grand Theft Auto producer Leslie Benzies, is holding layoffs.

A new report from PCGamesN says that the studio is laying off, a currently unknown number of, employees across multiple departments, including publishing, QA, and art. The layoffs, the report says, were announced internally on Monday.

Founded in 2018, Build a Rocket Boy is currently working on two games: Everywhere and Mindseye. Everywhere was first revealed back in 2022, and recently held a closed alpha back in December. Mindseye is a “story-driven action adventure” that involves “futuristic vehicles and weaponry, corporate and government conspiracies, and sinister new technologies.”

Neither game has an announced release date from the studio.

Insider Gaming has reached out directly to Build a Rocket Boy for comment on the report. Should a response be received, this article will be updated accordingly.

As of publishing, Build a Rocket Boy has yet to comment on the layoffs.

What do you think of Build a Rocket Boy holding layoffs while both games are in production? For more Insider Gaming, read about Sony’s stock dropping after the recent PlayStation 5 news.

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