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Amazon Game Studios sacks dozens of employees

Amazon Game Studios fired an undisclosed number of developers, although a source talking to Kotaku said the cut was reduced by dozens of employees.

In a statement published in the publication, Amazon called the layoffs "the result of regular business planning cycles" and part of the reorganization effort to determine development priorities. New world, crucibleand undeclared draft.

Amazon notes that it works with injured employees to find alternative positions in the company. A source in Kotaku said that those who suffered from layoffs have 60 days to find new positions at Amazon, after which they will receive severance pay if a new job is not found.

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Amazon Games Studios was founded in 2012, and since then many experienced developers have joined the company and left it. Those names mentioned earlier New world and crucible, were two of the three first projects announced by the company. Third, Break out, was canceled last year, and Kotaku sources say that some additional undeclared games were canceled along with today's layoffs.

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