Sumo Digital will lay off 15% of its staff

After the fun days of Summer Game Fest, Xbox Game Showcases, and more, it’s time to get back to the boring stuff, because, unfortunately, mass layoffs in the gaming industry continue. This time it is the British giant Sumo Digital (Sega Superstars Tennis, Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, Little Big Planet 3) who announces through X that it will lay off 15% of its staff. According to Wikipedia, Sumo Digital employed around 1,100 people last year, which means around 165 people (Insider Gaming claims that up to 250 people may have been affected) across various studios in Canada, the United Kingdom, Poland, the Czech Republic and India. affected. Sumo Digital wrote: “While we have been able to address many of the difficulties that the gaming industry has faced recently, we are not immune and what we want is to reinvent operations across the business to better meet the challenges that lie ahead in the future.” next months. now you must A path forward to keep the business safe The difficult decision to reduce costs across the company in several ways is a direct result of these challenges, which unfortunately will include reducing the number of people the company can support. Very sad, as always, we can only hope that everyone lands as well as possible and finds a new job as soon as possible.https://x.com/SumoDigitalLtd/status/1800566419735576756/social> Read more

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