guitar hero Guitar Hero No More, 500 Workers Laid Off

It is done and it is over – Guitar Hero is no more. Activision Blizzard announced in a recent press conference that they are disbanding Guitar Hero and plans to layoff about 500 workers. Development of a new series planned for this year has been scrapped as well.

Eric Hirshberg, head of Activision’s publishing business quoted the following in the conference

“To be blunt, it just wasn’t going to be good enough,”

The company will be investing heavily in online service codenamed Beachhead and also the existing Call of Duty series.

Rest in peace Guitar Hero. You will be missed by fans worldwide.