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CI Games Laying Off Around 30 Employees

CI Games Laying Off Around 30 Employees - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 May 2024 / 2,234 Views

CI Games in a statement sent to GamesIndustry announced it will be doing a final round of layoffs that will see around 30 employees let go.

The publisher said this is the final, targeted round of redundancies" that is meant to ensure "maximum efficiency in delivering strategic priorities going forward."

CI Games did say the Lords of the Fallen developer Lords of the Fallen has not been hit with layoffs and will continue to work on its "Project 3," which is an action RPG.

The second internal developer Underdog Studio at CI Games has been given extra time to finish its vertical slice for Project Survive before entering full production.

"All affected employees have been informed about this proposal today, and will be fully supported throughout the process over the coming weeks," said a CI Games spokesperson.

The publisher did a round of layoffs in January that saw 10 percent of employees let go.

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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Salnax (on 10 May 2024)

That brings us up to around 9500 reported layoffs this year. Last year had 10500 and 2022 was 8500.

Hard times.

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VAMatt Salnax (on 11 May 2024)

Do we know how many people were hired in the last 5 years (or whatever number of years you want to consider)?

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Helloplite VAMatt (on 13 May 2024)

Instead of asking us to do your homework, why don't you find information on those public announcements where companies hired new staff en masse? Maybe you can start by identifying the one company that increased its staff by 10% since January?

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