Gamasutra reports that Rich Vogel, the executive producer for Star Wars: The Old Republic has left Bioware. The online site also mentions a tweet by David Bass that Bioware Austin is currently laying off staff.
Rich Vogel had previously been working at Bioware for seven years and was the main driving force behind the development of Star Wars: The Old Republic. In short he was a veteran in the MMO gaming industry.
It’s sadenning to know that Bioware Austin is still in the process of laying off more workers. Accurate names of laid off employees haven’t been reported yet but will be soon.