Ubisoft laid off more than 100 employees.


    Today, Ubisoft is the latest developer to join the 2023 holiday wave. According to IGNThe company laid off a total of 124 employees. 98 of them were based in Canada. IGN Accounts for approximately 2% of the company’s Canadian workforce. Among the cuts were administrative and IT workers, some of whom were employed by Hybrid VFX Studio, a company that has worked on such shows. Ahsoka And The Mandalorian.

    “These are not decisions taken lightly and we are providing comprehensive support for our colleagues who will be leaving Ubisoft during this transition,” the company told the duo. IGN And Kotaku. “We also want to share our deep gratitude and respect for their many contributions to the company. Our production teams will not be impacted by this restructuring.” Another quote obtained by Kotaku claims that the layoffs are for Ubisoft to “optimize our resources to be more sustainable in the long term.”

    The news comes after a year of several major Ubisoft releases, including Assassin’s Creed Mirage, The Crew: Motorfest, and Just Dance 2024, but despite the fact that they canceled several games this year. Given and delayed in Skull and Bones… . Unrest also continues at the company: Back in September, IGN Widespread disappointment was reported Employees were suddenly called to return to working conditions in person.

    Ubisoft now joins Bungie, Media Molecule, Telltale Games, Team17, Epic Games, Naughty Dog, Microsoft, and more on the unfortunately long list of companies that have laid off people in the past year.

    [Sources: IGN, Kotaku]


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