From IGN Sep 3rd, 2014 - Bethesda confirmed with IGN that Zenimax Online Studios, developer of The Elder Scrolls Online has been hit by several layoffs.

Bethesda explained that they had initially built up their staff at the beginning and they saw the need to "adjust staffing" since the game is out and a community has been built, and the studio "continues to operate with a large work force."

For the future of The Elder Scrolls Online, Bethesda said they "remained strongly committed to The Elder Scrolls Online," and they have planned expansion into important international territories.

Details of the layoffs are not revealed.