> [!INFO] Last Updated on: 12/28/2023. > Lion Games added > > > > > ![[2023-monthlyHeadCountsagainstEvents.png]] ![[layoffs-final 6.png]] --- ```Estimated Total in 2023: 10,500``` | Studio | Date | Number Affected | Parent Company | Type | Sources | | | ---- | ---- | ---- | ---- | ---- | ---- | ---- | | Lion Games | 12/26/2023 | 60 | | Indie | https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20231228081200017?section=industry/game | | | Versus Evil | 12/22/2023 | 13 | TinyBuild | Publisher | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/indie-publisher-versus-evil-has-reportedly-shut-down | | | First Contact Entertainment | 12/21/2023 | 40~ | | AR/VR | https://www.gematsu.com/2023/12/firewall-studio-first-contact-entertainment-to-shut-down | | | WonderStorm Inc. | 12/18/2023 | | | Console | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7142637863426273280?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7142637863426273280%29) | | | Astra Logical | 12/14/2023 | 4 | Carina Intiatives | Publisher | Direct | | | Slipgate IronWorks | 12/14/2023 | ? | Embracer Group | Console | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/ScottApogee/status/1735336804616736990) | | | Triple Topping Games | 12/8/2023 | 10~ | | Indie | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/game-studio-triple-topping-is-now-bankrupt | | | Funselektor Labs | 12/6/2023 | 3 | | Indie | Direct | | | League of Geeks | 12/6/2023 | 29~ | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7137947356620079104/****) | | | Rovio Montreal | 12/5/203 | 16 | Sega | Console | https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/83001/rovio-close-studio-lumi-in-montreal-with-the-loss-of-16-jobs/ | | | HakJak Studios | 12/5/2023 | 16~ | TinyBuild | Mobile | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/tinybuild-is-cutting-jobs-after-an-incredibly-challenging-year- | | | Age of Learning | 12/5/2023 | ? | ABC Mouse Inc. | Online | | | | CodeMasters | 12/4/2023 | ? | Electronic Arts | Console | https://www.ign.com/articles/f1-developer-codemasters-suffers-round-of-layoffs | | | New World Interactive | 12/4/2023 | 35~ | Embracer Group | Console | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/zoe-purcell_hey-everyone-our-project-at-new-world-interactive-ugcPost-7137533705870303233-sZ9X?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Iugo Mobile Entertainment | 12/1/2023 | 10~ | Embracer Group | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7137133324187160578?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7137133324187160578%29) | | | Bossa Studios | 11/30/2023 | 19 | | Indie | Direct, https://www.gamesindustry.biz/bossa-studios-lays-off-one-third-of-its-staff | | | Phoenix Labs | 11/30/2023 | 35~ | | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7136029269641572353?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7136029269641572353%29) | | | Unity Software, Weta Digital | 11/28/2023 | 265 | Unity | Tech | https://www.reuters.com/technology/unity-software-cut-38-staff-company-reset-2023-11-28/ | | | Fishlabs | 11/28/2023 | 50 | Embracer Group | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/embracer-lays-off-50-employees-at-i-chorus-i-developer-fishlabs | | | NanoReality Games Ltd. | 11/24/2023 | ? | | Mobile | | | | Zhaoxi Guangnian (Nuverse) | 11/27/2023 | 1000~ | ByteDance | Online | https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/China-tech/TikTok-parent-ByteDance-to-cut-1-000-gaming-jobs-in-strategic-shift | | | BlackBird Interactive | 11/15/2023 | 30 | | Indie | Direct | | | Wildlife Studios | 11/22/2023 | 300~ | | Mobile | Direct, https://mobilegamer.biz/massive-layoffs-at-wildlife-as-it-drops-all-non-mobile-game-projects/ | | | Papukaya | 11/20/2023 | 5 | | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/drussila_i-have-a-tough-announcement-to-make-papukaya-activity-7132296040698757120-j8kT?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Two Desperados | 11/16/2023 | 20~ | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/amirsatvat_well-we-made-it-one-day-without-layoffs-activity-7130964181352083457-6MqT?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Dark Slope | 11/17/2023 | 7~ | | AR/VR | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7131304633167163392/) | | | Digital Bros Group | 11/14/2023 | 70 | | Publishing | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/digital-bros-is-posed-to-cut-30-of-its-workforce | | | Humble Games | 11/14/2023 | ? | Humble Bundle | Publishing | https://videogames.si.com/news/humble-games-layoffs-november-2023 | | | Kongregate | 11/14/2023 | ? | Modern Times Group | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/taryn-malecki_today-was-a-hard-day-as-i-was-apart-of-the-activity-7130271045781000192-Qyvy?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Amazon Games | 11/13/2023 | 180 | Amazon | Publishing | https://www.reuters.com/business/amazon-cuts-jobs-games-unit-part-broader-restructuing-2023-11-13/ | | | Digital Extremes | 11/9/2023 | 30~ | Leyou | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/digital-extremes_we-have-made-the-very-difficult-decision-activity-7128522614217572352-I38l?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Free Radical Design | 11/8/2023 | 80~ | Embracer Group | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/free-radical-design-may-shutdown, Direct | | | Ubisoft Hybride / Montreal | 11/7/2023 | 135 | Ubisoft | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/ubisoft-montreal-hit-with-layoffs-amidst-larger-company-reductions | | | Chimera Entertainment | 11/2/2023 | 15 | Remote Control Productions | Mobile | Direct | | | Cryptic Studios | 11/2/2023 | ? | Embracer Group | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7125903624823529473?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7125903624823529473%29) | | | DR Studios | 10/31/2023 | ? | 505 Games | Console | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/JamesWard3D/status/1719359631867203968) | | | Bungie, Inc | 10/30/2023 | 100~ | Sony Entertainment | Console | https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-10-31/sony-s-bungie-game-unit-cut-jobs-as-destiny-2-popularity-waned | | | MotorSport Games | 10/29/2023 | 38 | MotorSport Network | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/nascar-rivals-developer-motorsport-games-laying-off-40-percent-of-staff | | | LevelEx | 10/23/2023 | 14~ | BrainLab | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/josecastillojr_opentowork-activity-7123117674309582849-BEcn?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | LuoBu | 10/23/2023 | 15 | Roblox | Online | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/roblox-china-affected-by-layoffs | | | Media Molecule | 10/24/2023 | 20~ | Sony Entertainment | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/report-dreams-and-littlebigplanet-developer-media-molecule-laying-off-20-employees | | | PlayStation VASG | 10/18/2023 | ? | Sony Entertainment | Console | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/the-matt-barney_grateful-themattbarney-layoffwavestrikesagain-activity-7121231554646855680--eGa?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Six to Start | 10/18/2023 | 12 | OliveX | Mobile | https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-gaming-e5f1e839-7439-4a79-bd04-2ce5c6705acb.html | | | Frontier Developments | 10/17/2023 | ? | | Console | https://www.ign.com/articles/the-video-game-layoffs-continue-this-time-at-f1-manager-developer-frontier | | | Zen Studios | 10/13/2023 | 32 | Embracer Group | Console | Direct | | | ForeVR Games | 10/12/2023 | 5~ | | AR/VR | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7115808927514062848?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7115808927514062848%29) | | | Drifter Entertainment | 10/06/2023 | 15~ | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/mollica-es_opentowork-activity-7116181108727193600-R3vd?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Rogue Games Inc | 10/05/2023 | 10~ | | Publisher | Direct | | | Calypte | 10/05/2023 | 15~ | Virtuos | Publisher | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7115808927514062848?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7115808927514062848%29) | | | Hyper Hippo Entertainment | 10/4/2023 | 30 | | Mobile | Direct, https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/82771/adventure-capitalist-dev-hyper-hippo-lays-off-over-a-quarter-of-staff/ | | | Twitch | 10/03/2023 | 35~ | Amazon | Online | https://venturebeat.com/games/twitch-layoffs-twitchcon-vegas-outsourcing/ , Direct | | | Dang! | 10/02/2023 | 5~ | | Indie | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/dangmakesgames/status/1708924493911990539) | | | Team17 | 10/02/2023 | ? | Team17 | Publisher | https://www.eurogamer.net/significant-job-losses-likely-at-worms-publisher-team17-sources | | | Singularity 6 | 10/01/2023 | 15~ | | Online | https://www.polygon.com/23964448/video-game-industry-layoffs-crisis-2023 | | | Gasket Games | 9/31/2023 | 6 | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/jlydell_yesterday-was-a-sad-day-at-gasket-as-we-activity-7107375961171513345-ab8E) | | | Digic Pictures | 9/31/2023 | 35~ | Embracer Group | Console | https://forbes.hu/uzlet/digic-studio-leepites-magyar-cgi-embracer-csoport/ | | | Thought Pennies | 9/31/2023 | ? | | Online | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/rpg-studio-thought-pennies-appears-to-lay-off-employees | | | Fishlabs | 9/30/2023 | 8 | Embracer Group | Console | Direct | | | Ubisoft NC / Spain | 9/28/2023 | 6 | Ubisoft | Publisher | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/ubisoft-quietly-laid-off-six-employees-to-focus-on-communications- | | | Creative Assembly | 9/28/2023 | ? | Sega | Console | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/CAGames/status/1707394879368704471?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet) | | | Epic Games | 9/28/2023 | 830 | | Tech | https://www.epicgames.com/site/en-US/news/layoffs-at-epic | | | Maze Theory | 9/27/2023 | 12~ | Emergent Entertainment | AR/VR | Direct, [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7109518522820513793?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7109518522820513793%29) | | | Noggin | 9/27/2023 | 30~ | Paramount Global | Online | Direct | | | Other Ocean Interactive | 9/27/2023 | ? | Other Ocean Group Inc | Indie | | | | Blizzard Entertainment | 9/25/2023 | 10 | Activision Blizzard | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/blizzard-lays-off-hearthstone-developers-after-restructuring-team | | | Roblox | 9/21/2023 | 30 | | Online | https://techcrunch.com/2023/09/21/roblox-cuts-30-on-talent-acquisition-team-as-hiring-slows/ | | | Crystal Dynamics | 9/20/2023 | 10 | Embracer Group | Console | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7110370938923229184?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7110370938923229184%29) | | | BeamDog | 9/15/2023 | 23~ | Embracer Group | Console | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/kara-brown1525_this-week-has-been-full-of-ups-and-downs-activity-7108512499607502848-YVd4?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | probablyMonsters | 9/15/2023 | 55~ | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7108559292059852800/) , Direct | | | DoubleDown Interactive | 9/15/2023 | 25~ | DoubleU Games Co Ltd. | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7110057847924682752?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7110057847924682752%29) | | | Ubisoft London | 9/14/2023 | 54~ | Ubisoft | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/amirsatvat_friends-i-have-been-made-well-aware-of-the-activity-7108138442621915136-OqFn?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Ascendant Studios | 9/14/2023 | 50~ | | Console | https://twitter.com/BretRobbins/status/1702397324755083719 | | | Demiurge | 9/08/2023 | 5~ | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7109238259590815744/?commentUrn=urn%3Ali%3Acomment%3A%28activity%3A7109238259590815744%2C7109286600580243456%29&dashCommentUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afsd_comment%3A%287109286600580243456%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7109238259590815744%29) | | | Visual Concepts | 9/12/2023 | ? | TakeTwo Interactive | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/-i-lego-2k-drive-i-developer-visual-concepts-hit-with-layoffs | | | Telltale Games | 9/08/2023 | ? | | Indie | https://venturebeat.com/games/telltale-games-reportedly-laid-off-several-employees-in-september/ | | | Keywords Edmonton | 8/31/2023 | 13 | Keywords Studio | Publisher | https://www.polygon.com/23903782/dragon-age-dreadwolf-qa-workers-laid-off-keywords-studios | | | Rainbow Studios | 8/31/2023 | 15 | Embracer Group | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/report-embracer-layoffs-impact-staff-at-mx-vs-atv-developer-rainbow-studios | | | Volition | 8/31/2023 | 183 | Embracer Group | Console | https://www.volitiongames.com/news/farewell/ | | | Gearbox Publishing | 8/30/2023 | ? | Embracer Group | Publisher | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/report-embracer-has-made-layoffs-at-gearbox-publishing | | | Romino Games | 8/30/2023 | 25~ | | Indie | https://www.emerce.nl/nieuws/ronimo-games-failliet | | | EastSide Games | 8/29/2023 | 28~ | | Mobile | https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/82268/east-side-games-announces-round-of-layoffs/ | | | Blackbird Interactive | 8/29/2023 | 90 | | Indie | Direct, [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/jamesgsmarshall_another-really-crappy-day-in-the-game-industry-activity-7102432670399299584-Jvex?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Mimimi | 8/29/2023 | 30~ | | Indie | https://www.mimimi.games/our-final-game/ | | | Bioware Games | 8/23/2023 | 50~ | Electronic Arts | Console | https://blog.bioware.com/2023/08/23/an-update-on-the-state-of-bioware/ | | | Vela Games | 8/21/2023 | 45~ | | Online | https://evercoreheroes.com/news/important_update_ech | | | Imagendary Studios | 8/11/2023 | 55~ | FunPlus | Console | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7099846574624706560/) | | | Campfire Cabal | 8/8/2023 | 18~ | Embracer Group | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/embracer-shuts-down-campfire-cabal | | | Action Squad Studios | 8/4/2023 | 14 | | Indie | Direct | | | Ghost Story Games | 8/1/2023~ | 4~ | TakeTwo Interactive | Console | | | | Striking Distance Studios | 7/31/2023 | 32~ | Krafton | Console | https://www.ign.com/articles/the-callisto-protocol-former-striking-distance-developers-say-key-folks-were-left-out-of-credits | | | Popcore | 7/31/2023 | ? | TakeTwo Interactive | Mobile | https://mobilegamer.biz/layoffs-hit-take-two-zynga-owned-hypercasual-firm-popcore/ | | | CD Projekt Red | 7/26/2023 | 100 | CD Projekt | Console | https://www.cdprojekt.com/en/media/news/cd-projekt-red-organizational-update/ | | | Double Stallion Games | 7/20/2023 | 10~ | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7087838207081398273/) | | | Activision Blizzard | 7/19/2023 | 50 | Activision Blizzard King | Publisher | https://www.theverge.com/2023/7/19/23799550/activision-blizzard-esports-layoffs-overwatch-league-owl | | | Product Madness | 7/11/2023 | 25~ | Aristocrat Games | Online | | | | Adglobe Montreal | 7/06/2023 | 29 | Skeleton Crew | AR/VR | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7082742961205071872/) | | | A Thinking Ape | 7/01/2023 | 5~ | Embracer Group | Mobile | | | | TavroxGames | 7/01/2023 | 4 | | Indie | Direct | | | Harebrained Schemes | 7/1/2023 | 40~ | Paradox Interactive | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7082058355770363904?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28V2%2Curn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A7082058355770363904%29) | | | TakeOne Company | 6/30/2023 | 50 | | Mobile | https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20231228081200017?section=industry/game | | | JumpStart Games | 6/30/2023 | 60~ | NetDragon WebSoft | Online | https://www.jellyneo.net/?comments=14351 | | | Puny Human | 6/30/2023 | 14 | | Indie | https://punyhuman.com/closure/ | | | Daedalic Entertainment | 6/30/2023 | 25 | Nacon | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/daedalic-halting-internal-game-dev-laying-off-25-employees | | | Ludia | 6/29/2023 | 45 | Jam City | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7079925530380103680/) , https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/81855/possible-ludia-layoffs-in-progress-as-former-employees-solicit-new-roles/ | | | Niantic | 6/29/2023 | 230 | | AR | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/niantic-cancels-projects-closes-la-office-to-prioritize-pok-mon-go | | | Elodie Games | 6/28/2023 | 15~ | | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/nicolezhang94_softwareengineer-ui-opentowork-activity-7079915000215048192-6_LX?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | HiRez Ventures | 6/27/2023 | 30~ | | Online | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/hi-rez-studios-restructure-leads-to-consolidations-and-layoffs | | | Wildseed Games | 6/23/2023 | 15 | | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/aaron-nemoyten_opentowork-gamedesigner-gamedesign-activity-7078142819764236288-qNXv?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Scavenger Studios | 6/21/2023 | 20~ | | Indie | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/report-over-half-of-scavengers-studio-laid-off | | | Bilibili Guangzhou Xinyuan | 6/16/2023 | 220~ | Bilibili | Online | https://www.superpixel.com/article/578361/bilibilis-xinyuan-studio-implements-mass-layoffs-discontinues-projects | | | Wildlife Studios | 6/15/2023 | 143 | | Mobile | https://www.bloomberglinea.com/english/game-over-for-wildlifes-ceo-as-brazilian-unicorn-restructures-cuts-13-of-staff/ | | | probablyMonsters | 6/15/2023 | 35~ | | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/robertaevans1_layoffs-openforwork-characterart-activity-7075555812986793984-DedR) , Direct | | | Kiloo Games | 6/14/2023 | 55 | | Mobile | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/kiloo-games-shutting-down | | | Hellbent Games | 6/12/2023 | 40~ | | Indie | Direct | | | The Game Band | 6/03/2023 | 15~ | | Console | https://thegameband.medium.com/many-teams-one-goodbye-thank-you-for-playing-blaseball-2a5ecec378f7 | | | Firemonkeys | 6/01/2023 | 45~ | Electronic Arts | Mobile | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/report-ea-cutting-jobs-and-cancelling-games-at-australian-studio-firemonkeys | | | BonusXP | 6/01/2023 | 48~ | Netflix | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/-i-stranger-things-3-i-game-developer-bonusxp-to-close-down | | | Vanpool | 5/31/2023 | ? | | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/kirby-support-developer-vanpool-has-shut-down | | | Firaxis Games | 5/30/2023 | 30 | TakeTwo Interactive | Console | https://www.axios.com/2023/05/31/firaxis-layoffs | | | PlayStation San Diego | 5/26/2023 | ? | Sony | Console | | | | Antimatter Games | 5/25/2023 | 53~ | Enad Global 7 | Console | https://www.enadglobal7.com/mfn_news/enad-global-7-initiates-the-process-to-wind-down-antimatter-games-in-the-uk/ | | | Kabam | 5/24/2023 | 90~ | Netmarble | Mobile | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/bogorad222/status/1661471092345815041) | | | Plucky Bytes | 5/23/2023 | ? | Embracer Group | Console | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/EmbracerInvest/status/1661231656747892739) | | | Relic Games | 5/23/2023 | 121 | SEGA | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/sega-announces-121-redundancies-at-relic-entertainment | | | Resolution Games | 5/22/2023 | 70~ | | AR/VR | Direct | | | Deck Nine Games | 5/19/2023 | 30~ | | Console | https://gameworldobserver.com/2023/05/23/deck-nine-games-layoffs-team-leads-life-is-strange | | | Brace Yourself Games | 5/18/2023 | 21 | | Console | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/report-brace-yourself-games-lays-off-half-its-staff | | | Deviation Games | 5/12/2023 | 90~ | | Console | https://www.ign.com/articles/studio-working-on-secret-playstation-game-hit-by-layoffs-as-sony-reevaluates-portfolio | | | The Molasses Flood | 5/11/2023 | 29 | CD Projekt | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/cd-projekt-lays-off-29-staff-at-the-molasses-flood | | | Ubisoft | 5/10/2023 | 60 | | Publisher | https://www.eurogamer.net/ubisoft-customer-service-layoffs-see-up-to-60-lose-jobs | | | PlayStudios | 5/1/2023 | ? | | Mobile | | | | Final Strike Games | 5/9/2023 | 30~ | | Console | https://www.vgchartz.com/article/457138/rumor-sony-cancels-final-strike-games-unannounced-sci-fi-shooter-studio-lays-off-40-of-staff/ | | | Crey Games | 5/1/2023 | 60~ | | Online | | | | We're Five Games | 5/1/2023 | 14 | tinyBuild | Console | Direct | | | PixelOpus | 5/1/2023 | 20~ | Sony Entertainment | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/sony-shutting-down-pixelopus | | | Unity Technologies | 5/2/2023 | 600 | Unity | Online | https://www.wsj.com/articles/unity-conducts-its-third-and-largest-round-of-layoffs-in-a-year-48fdafe1 | | | ARRIVANT | 4/25/2023 | ? | | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/stephandube_ux-ui-opentowork-ugcPost-7056325841776992256-uBj5?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Phoenix Labs | 4/25/2023 | 30~ | | Online | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/phoenix-labs-cuts-staff | | | Ten Square Games | 4/21/2023 | 105 | | Mobile | https://tensquaregames.com/report/current-report-no-12-2023/ , Direct | | | Ready at Dawn | 4/20/2023 | 30~ | Meta | VR | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/thomas_griebel/status/1648762225094455296) | | | Downpour Interactive | 4/20/2023 | ? | Meta | VR | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/ready-at-dawn-and-downpour-interactive-impacted-by-meta-layoffs | | | CyberConnect2 Montreal | 4/17/2023 | 55 | CyberConnect2 | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/cyberconnect2-to-shutter-montreal-studio | | | Innogames | 4/14/2023 | 75 | | Mobile | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/innogames-lays-off-75-staff | | | Bungie | 4/14/2023 | ? | Sony Entertainment | Console | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/DCMarrow/status/1646932523631640576) | | | Paradox Games | 4/4/2023 | 36 | Paradox Interactive | Indie | https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/paradox-closing-ume-and-malm-studios-to-veer-away-from-decentralized-development | | | Counterplay Games | 4/4/2023 | ? | | Indie | | | | Amazon Game Studios | 4/4/2023 | 100 | Amazon | Publisher | https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-04-04/amazon-lays-off-about-100-employees-in-its-gaming-divisions | | | LINE games | 3/30/2023 | 30 | Naver | Online | https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20230330165100017?section=industry/game | | | Electronic Arts | 3/30/2023 | 775~ | | Publisher | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/ea-restructuring-laying-off-6-of-workforce | | | Twitch | 3/20/2023 | 400 | Amazon | Online | https://techcrunch.com/2023/03/20/twitch-says-it-will-lay-off-400-employees/ | | | Team17 | 3/17/2023 | ? | | Publisher | https://www.eurogamer.net/layoffs-reported-at-worms-maker-team17 | | | Private Division | 3/7/2023 | ? | TakeTwo Interactive | Publisher | https://www.eurogamer.net/take-two-confirms-layoffs-reported-to-affect-private-division-and-more | | | GameLoft Budapest | 3/1/2023 | 100 | GameLoft | Mobile | https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/81028/gameloft-shutters-budapest-studio-amid-shift-away-from-mobile/ | | | EA Baton Rouge | 2/28/2023 | 200 | Electronic Arts | Publisher | https://www.businessreport.com/business/tech-layoffs-hit-baton-rouge-with-electronic-arts-announcement | | | PUBG Santa Monica | 2/24/2023 | 5 | Krafton | Online | [Twitter](https://twitter.com/JezCorden/status/1629194227233001475) | | | Survios | 2/13/2023 | 35 | | VR | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ghostscape_hey-folks-we-had-a-layoff-here-at-survios-activity-7031706964497756160-bHON) | | | Big Run Studios | 2/2/2023 | 25~ | | Mobile | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/sydney-lipsman-73361618a_opentowork-activity-7027700643444183040-3UTN?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | Nexon Games West | 2/2/2023 | 80~ | | Online | https://venturebeat.com/games/ncsoft-west-lays-off-20-of-its-staff-and-ceo-departs/ | | | Hyper Hippo Entertainment | 2/1/2023 | 10~ | | Mobile | Direct | | | Mutant Arm Studios | 2/1/2023 | 31 | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/johnrblakely_unfortunately-our-company-had-to-do-layoffs-activity-7026721213905338368-Nwwk) | | | Wicked Realm Games | 1/30/2023 | 60 | Tilting Point | Mobile | https://www.pocketgamer.biz/news/80753/tilting-point-lays-of-14-of-its-workforce | | | Respawn Entertainment | 1/31/2023 | ? | Electronic Arts | Mobile | | | | EA Industrial Toys | 1/31/2023 | 150 | Electronic Arts | Mobile | https://venturebeat.com/games/ea-cancels-apex-legends-and-battlefield-mobile-games-shutters-industrial-toys-studio/ | | | Hidden Leaf Games | 1/25/2023 | 30 | | Indie | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-7023359900437147649-Bu5B?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop) | | | HiRez Games | 1/19/2023 | ? | | Online | [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/search/results/content/?keywords=Hi-rez&origin=GLOBAL_SEARCH_HEADER&sid=PUU) | | | Riot Games | 1/19/2023 | 46 | Tencent | Online | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/riot-games-lays-off-46-staff-as-part-of-strategic-shifts | | | Bethesda Games | 1/19/2023 | ? | Microsoft | Console | | | | The Coalition | 1/19/2023 | ? | Microsoft | Console | | | | 343 Studios | 1/19/2023 | 95 | Microsoft | Console | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/343-layoffs-affected-95-including-top-directors | | | Unity Technologies | 1/17/2023 | 300 | Unity | Tech | https://www.gamesindustry.biz/unity-lays-off-nearly-300 | | | Wizards of the Coast | 1/3/2023 | 15 | | Console | https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-01-03/hasbro-s-wizards-of-the-coast-cancels-video-game-projects | |