Final week ended with a dire flood of layoffs within the video games business, together with Sega, Ubisoft, Blizzard, and Epic video games. Sadly, this week appears to be following the pattern – Team17, developer of the Worms collection, and writer of video games like Blasphemous, Dredge, and extra, has introduced layoffs as effectively, according to Eurogamer.
The job losses, that are because of a “firm restructure,” will eradicate about 50 positions from the corporate, and nearly all of these positions will likely be within the writer’s QA division. Eurogamer additionally reviews the information was delivered to workers throughout an emergency city corridor assembly this morning.
Along with members of the QA staff, Team17 CEO Michael Pattison may also be stepping down, according to a statement received by VG247. This stands in sharp distinction to many different current layoffs, the place executives had been exempt from cost-cutting measures. You may learn the total assertion beneath.
For extra on the current wave of layoffs, examine how Sega canceled a number of upcoming video games and the way Epic laid off over 800 folks.[Source: Eurogamer, VG247]
What do you concentrate on this yr’s large quantity of layoffs?