Out of the four ex-Infinity Ward employees discovered today to be taking up positions at Respawn Entertainment, the new home of former IW heads Jason West and Vince Zampella, two held senior positions and all four are currently members of the "Infinity Ward Employee Group
" suing Activision for millions of dollars. Preston Glenn
("designer"), Chad Grenier
("senior designer"), Sean Slayback
("game designer"), and Zied Rieke
("lead designer) have all confirmed on LinkedIn to have made the quick switch from their former bosses' studio to their new, EA-backed startup.
According to G4's report
, the tally of Infinity Ward employees that have joined West and Zampella's still nascent studio is up to 16 as of today. The studio has seen a flood
of employee vacancies
in the wake the co-founders' firings
early last month, and a not-so-surprising recent rush of ex-IW developers jumping on to Respawn's staff
. West and Zampella's new dev house has yet to announce any projects but, well, all those employees have gotta be up to something.