The gaming division of the technology giant Amazon expects its second workforce reduction in 2023. About it, like last time, reported Vice President of Amazon Games Christoph Hartmann.
Remember, Amazon fired in April “a little bit more” 100 people from gaming companies like Prime Gaming, Game Growth and Amazon Games. This time he will lose his job “a little bit more” 180 employees.
Notably, as part of the restructuring of its gaming business, Amazon has decided to close two of its initiatives – Crown Twitch channel and program Game growthwhich helped developers promote their games.
Hartmann emphasized that the company “Proud of the work” However, Crown and Game Growth concluded: “We need to focus our resources and efforts on delivering great games to players now and in the future.”.
In particular, the company will focus its efforts on Prime Gaming: “We listen to our customers and know that monthly free games are what they want most.”.
“I continue to believe in our future. We are developing and publishing great games with great potential, the teams in our studios are growing and the path forward is promising.”“Hartmann doesn’t allow himself to be discouraged.
Amazon Games is currently focused on upcoming releases Throne and Liberty and Blue Protocol, upcoming games Tomb Raider and Lord of the Rings, as well as new offerings to expand the Prime Gaming catalog.