Per industry standard Zenimax Online has laid-off employees related to Elder Scrolls Online in the development and customer support departments.
First reported by Game Informer, a company representative cited, “… a thriving online community in a game that runs smoothly” as justification for the layoffs. The representative also says that the game is still operating with a large workforce.
Zenimax Online is still working on the console versions of the game and says that this will not impact production or maintenance of either. The studio is still working on developing new content for the PC version as well.