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The British company Sumo Group, whose portfolio includes Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Team Sonic Racing, and many other games, is preparing to carry out significant layoffs. The company announced plans to dismiss up to 15% of its employees in Canada, the United Kingdom, Poland, the Czech Republic, and India.
UK-based gaming firms have an invitation to participate in the salary benchmarking initiative for this year, a collaboration between GamesIndustry.biz and Brightmine. Formerly known as XpertHR, Brightmine is a widely recognized benchmarking service utilized across various industries. The project, which had a pilot run with GamesIndustry.biz last year, provided valuable insights into wage structures within the gaming sector. Its purpose is to ensure fair compensation for employees and improve talent retention. The 2024 initiative is currently active and will continue until the end of July, with all data being kept confidential and anonymized to protect the privacy of participating companies and individuals
Gearbox Entertainment has conducted a round of layoffs after announcing its sale of Take-Two Interactive for $460 million. This is reported by the Game Developer portal with reference to the publications of former employees of the company on social networks.