Under pressure on revenue, Activision Blizzard employees in Asia – Pacific region are likely to be unemployed after the company’s decision.
The dismissal of the company Activision Blizzard (Activision Blizzard) seems to continue in the face of difficulties in business. Most likely, about 100 company employees face unemployment. They will be fired by the company in the workforce reduction.
Foreign media said that after Activision Blizzard’s reports on the closures of Versailles and The Hague studios in October. Next time, the company may have to stop operating more game studios.
Specifically, Activision Blizzard’s employees in Asia-Pacific are about to stop working at the company. These employees are mainly working in the fields of marketing, public relations, distribution, and customer care services.
When asked about the reasons why many studios closed, Activision Blizzard said it was mainly due to the epidemic in general as well as the needs of current gamers. When cutting down on official staff, they plan to hire freelancers outside.
This change relates to a promise made by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard when it plans to expand the development team to more than 2,000 people next year. But it seems that things are not going the way he wanted.
An Activision Blizzard spokesperson also gave media interviews on this issue not long ago. In order to reach a smooth agreement with employees, they discussed together and made plans for their employees to gradually reduce workload, then stop working at the company. The company guarantees all rights to employees when they are no longer owned by Activision.
Currently, there are no offices in the Asia – Pacific region of Activision officially announced the closure.