Amazon Game Studios: Dozens of team layoffs during E3 2019

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According to some interesting rumors that recently (and personally) reached some well-known and reliable videogame sites, during last Friday, or the last day of E3 2019, the American giant Amazon he would begin to carry out some important maneuvers related to the internal reorganization of the company. According to sources very close to the company, in fact, the team of Amazon Game Studios it seems to have undergone a substantial thinning, since several - we are talking about dozens - employees have been fired.

Amazon Game Studios, which is currently involved in the development of mobile games which Crucible e N, however, guaranteed the employees affected by this abrupt provision to be able to be hired, again within the company, for a new position within 60 days from dismissal. However, anyone who is not interested or unable to find a desired position and / or compatible with their experiences within this time period, would still be dismissed with a good liquidation.

Amazon Game Studios is reorganizing some of the teams to allow them to prioritize the development of New World, Crucible, and new projects not yet announced but which we are excited to reveal in the future. These moves are the result of regular business planning cycles with which you intend to align resources to meet ever-changing, long-term priorities. We work closely with all employees affected by these changes to help them find a new role within Amazon. Amazon is deeply committed to game development and continues to invest heavily in Amazon Game Studios, Twitch, Twitch Prime, AWS, as well as our retail and other areas within the company.

This was stated by a spokesman for the company, who deliberately underlined how this sensitive strategic plan was, which led to the dismemberment of some development teams and theXNUMX / XNUMX days of some titles in the program, is not something to be taken in a negative way: the purpose is, at the moment, concentrate your forces on some projects more fruitful than others. We therefore just have to wait for further developments in this regard.

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