The e-commerce giant’s in-house game developer still has at least two titles in the pipeline.
Just as rival tech giants Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google are pushing deeper into gaming with subscription services, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) appears to be taking a small step back. The e-commerce giant’s history in the gaming industry is longer than some may realize, dating back over a decade to its 2008 acquisition of game developer Reflexive Entertainment, which formed the backbone of Amazon Game Studios.
Amazon Game Studios is now reportedly getting hit with layoffs.
Some unlucky Amazon Game Studios employees are getting the axe. New World will be an online multiplayer role-playing game. Image source: Amazon.
A shrinking workforce
Kotaku reports that Amazon’s in-house studio has laid off “dozens of employees,” with workers being told that they need to find new positions, potentially in other int
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