Business news Activision Blizzard plans to restructure its European offices
After closing offices in Versailles and the Netherlands, laying off around thirty employees in the Asia-Pacific region, then around fifty employees who were in charge of eSports programming, Activision Blizzard announces that it is preparing its fourth series of layoffs for the semester in Classes.
Indeed, a representative of Activision Blizzard spoke to the microphone of GamesIndustry.biz and announced that the American publisher, having nevertheless obtained record revenues during the fourth quarter of 2020-2021, was preparing to close its publishing offices in Europe. The aim would be to consolidate Activision Blizzard’s European publishing functions into UK offices.
We shared plans with our teams in Europe on how we would evolve as an organization, adapting to this change to serve our players and best positioning the region for future growth. We will take important steps to support all employees and ease the transition for those of our colleagues who may be affected by these proposed changes. An Activision Blizzard representative
According to GamesIndustry.biz, the layoffs would be limited and would not affect ongoing development or operations as well as customer support staff. In order to help publishing employees find a place in the company, the American publisher has also reportedly started talks with publishing staff in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. -United.
By Jeromejoffard, Writing jeuxvideo.com