899 employees will be let go in March.
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While it was not initially clear whether this was a new wave of reductions, The Verge's Tom Warren said this is a part of the cuts that have already been announced, meaning almost half of the aforementioned fired employees were from Activision, while Xbox lost 1,000 people.
Earlier, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer addressed the issue, saying that Xbox layoffs were "painful choices" needed for "long-term success."
Endless job cuts keep ravaging the industry, with big companies like Amazon, Meta, and Embracer firing more and more workers. According to Kotaku, over 6,000 positions in the game industry were eliminated in the first month of the year only.