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Daybreak Game Company Confirms Reports, Says 'Less than 15 Layoffs' Happened

Daybreak Game Company has confirmed earlier reports that there had been layoffs across its teams, but said the number is under 15.


Daybreak Game Company, Including DC Universe Online Studio Dimensional Ink Reportedly Hit By Layoffs

Layoffs are being reported at Daybreak Game Company, with some at Dimensional Ink, responsible for DC Universe Online, along with others at the company, said to be affected.


Tragedy Continues to Strike the Gaming Industry as Even More Layoffs Come To 2K Games

2K Games has laid off yet another round of staff, but this time, we have no idea on how many were actually affected this time around. 


Reports Indicate Layoffs At Jeff Strain's Crop Circle Games

February is starting off with reports of more games industry layoffs, this time at Jeff Strain's Crop Circle Games. 


Layoffs Hit Wayfinder Studio Airship Syndicate, With Executives Cutting Their Own Pay to Keep Operations Up

As Wayfinder continues to get development updates on its road to full release, developer and publisher Airship Syndicate is the latest to see layoffs. However, in an unusual move, company execs have cut their own salaries to keep things operational.


Former Blizzard Dev Cashes in Several Codes to Score Almost A Decade of Free Game Time

Microsoft laid off over 1900 Blizzard employees this month, and one employee in particular decided now is the time to cash in on all that free World of Warcraft game-time they accumulated over the years. 


Communication Workers of America Says Microsoft Layoffs Impacted Zero (But Maybe One?) Unionized Workers

Last week's brutal layoff announcement from Microsoft has led the Communication Workers of America to highlight what it claims were zero unionized workers it represents affected. Though one has come forward to deny this.


Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 Activision Blizzard and Xbox Employees; Mike Ybarra Leaves

After finding overlap post-acquisition, Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 mostly Activision Blizzard employees, and ends some Xbox and ZeniMax roles. Blizzard president Mike Ybarra announced today is his last day, leaving the company.


Riot Games Lays Off 530 Employees, Reduces Portfolio, With Riot Forge Shut Down

Riot Games has laid off around 530 people. The company is also trimming its portfolio, shutting down Riot Forge, pulling back on some other projects, and recentering on its four core live titles.


GDC Survey Shows 35% of Devs Had Company Layoffs in 2023, CI Games and Behaviour Interactive Confirm Cuts

A new GDC survey of 3,000 devs show 35% of respondents saw company layoffs in 2023. Meanwhile, Lords of the Fallen's CI Games and Dead By Daylight studio Behaviour Interactive confirm new cuts.


Discord 'Grew too Fast', and CEO Announces Layoffs Affecting 17% of Staff

Adding to a painful week in gaming and tech layoffs, Discord is the latest company to announce downsizing, with a 17% cut to its staff.


Unity Laying Off Over 1800 Staff Due to A 'Company Reset'

Unity Technologies has downsized yet again as they are laying off over 25% of their staff due to a "company reset."


Twitch Confirms Another Round of Layoffs, With Over 500 People Affected, or 35% of Staff

Today, Twitch CEO Dan Clancy confirmed another painful round of layoffs. The cuts will eliminate over 500 positions, or about 35% of staff.


Lost Skies Developer Bossa Studios Lays Off Significant Number of Staff

According to a recent report, Bossa Studios has decided to layoff about 1/3 of their staff, as the team continues to focus on PvE Survival title Lost Skies.


Fae Farm Announces Frog-Filled DLC, Coasts of Croakia, Amid Another Round of Layoffs at Phoenix Labs

Fae Farm is getting its first DLC, Coasts of Croakia, on December 14th. The colorful new update will add a new zone to explore, new quests, and more to the cozy farm sim with a magical touch. This comes as Phoenix Labs cuts some more jobs.