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IO Interactive Hit With Layoffs

IO Interactive Hit With Layoffs - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 24 May 2017 / 8,313 Views

Hitman developer IO Interactive announced the company has laid off an unspecified number of employees. 

The layoffs follow the news earlier this month that Square Enix is looking to sell off the studio. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

ZODIARKrebirth (on 28 May 2017)

Seems to happen more times this generation


TallSilhouette (on 24 May 2017)

Hope they land on their feet soon.


Tridrakious (on 24 May 2017)

Square Enix doesn't know what good developers are anymore. They clearly have lost any connection to what gamers want. At least the understand that outsourcing a good thing (Looking at you Platinum)