Sumo Digital lays off 15% of employees and closes Timbre Games studio

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Sumo Group company, respectively a subsidiary company Sumo Digitalannounced the dismissal of 15% of employees, about 250 people will lose their jobs. The cuts will affect teams in Canada, India, Poland, Great Britain, and other countries. Czech. The studio was completely closed. Wooden games based in Vancouver.

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“While we have been able to overcome many of the recent challenges that the gaming industry has faced, we are not completely immune from them and must now begin a journey of operational transformation across the company to better cope with the upcoming challenges we expect in the coming months. and ensure business stability in the future,” the company said in a statement.

The Polish studio has a branch in the Czech Republic since mid-2022. PixelAnt. This is where layoffs are likely to be missed. The closure of Canadian team Timber Games, founded in 2021, was not part of the initial report, but the studio soon confirmed the information through employee social media and an official channel.

Sumo Digital works primarily as an external brand developer for large publishers. On his account LittleBigPlanet 3 And Sackboy: Big Adventure or last year The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. He is also often involved in preparing ports or helping other studios with development. At the beginning of 2022, Sumo Group was bought by a Chinese company for $1.3 billion. Tencent.

Source :Indian TV

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