Day: March 8, 2019

Report shows which Blizzard departments were hit hardest by Activision layoffs
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Report shows which Blizzard departments were hit hardest by Activision layoffs

Last month, Activision-Blizzard announced that – despite record profits – 2018 financials were not up to expectations and that 8% of the company’s workforce would be laid off as a result. Estimated at around 800 people, those layoffs would be largely focused on roles not directly related to development and production of new games (though the company says they might still hurt business). A new report reveals exactly how it breaks down on the Blizzard side. read more