Ubisoft is the next game developer preparing to downsize: a total of 124 employees will be laid off. Jobs will be lost, especially in Canadian studios.
Recently, many video game development companies have had to let go of their employees, such as Epic Games, Sony, CD Projekt, and Riot Games, to name a few. It looks like it’s now France-based Ubisoft’s turn The company announced that it would have to get rid of 124 employees. It was also revealed that this layoff would impact the Canadian studios and global IT team. “In recent months, every team at Ubisoft has been looking for ways to streamline our operations and increase our collective efficiency. The goal was to be in a better economic position in the long term.” – says a Ubisoft statement.
“In light of this, we announced today that we will reorganize the general and administrative functions of our Canadian studio and reduce headcount at Hybride, as well as our global IT team. This will impact a total of 124 positions.” Here comes the big question: how will this affect the appearance of the upcoming games, but Ubisoft has not commented on that.