Sony confirms Zipper closure

The rumors were true; SOCOM, MAG and most recently PS Vita’s Unit 13 developer Zipper Interactive has been shut down.

Sony’s confirmed the decision in a statement to IGN, calling it “a result of a normal cycle of resource re-alignment” within Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios.

It goes on: “Zipper has complete all work associated with its most recent project, Unit 13 for PlayStation Vita. Zipper titles MAG, SOCOM 4 and Unit 13 will continue to be supported, including the new Daily Challenges in Unit 13.”

According to Zipper’s ¬†website, the studio employed nearly 100.