URGENT-Zynga to trim workforce by 15 percent

SAN FRANCISCO Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:15pm EST

SAN FRANCISCO Jan 30 (Reuters) - Video game maker Zynga Inc said on Thursday it would reduce its workforce by 15 percent and implement an expanded cost reduction plan in a bid to regain its financial footing.

The game company, known for its "Farmville" game, is expected to cut about 314 jobs, the company said.