Former Dragon Age staff seek further compensation following layoffs

Former Dragon Age staff seek further compensation following layoffs

A group of former BioWare staff members has launched a lawsuit to seek better severance pay from the maker of Mass Effect and Dragon Age.

50 staff were let go in August, as part of a move the company said would make the studio “more agile and more focused”. Several veteran team members were included in the cuts, including two writers who had each worked at the studio for over 20 years.

Now, a group of seven people – with an average of 14 years at BioWare between them – have requested further compensation from the company, with a payout calculated to take their years of service into consideration.

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