Ghost Recon Commander cancelled, Romero’s Loot Drop studio lays off staff

Ghost Recon Commander

Ghost Recon Commander, the Facebook incarnation of Ubisoft’s shooter series, has been cancelled, with developer Loot Drop given little option but to lay off staff.

The news was revealed by Brenda Romero, developer of the Wizardry series and now wife to Doom creator John Romero, on Twitter. “Sad news,” she wrote. “Today, Ghost Recon Commander was cancelled. As a result, we laid off a team of kick-ass developers. If you have openings, ping me.”

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