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Another! Life is Strange studio lays off 20% of the team



With a statement on your social networksDeck Nine Games, studio of Life is Strange: True Colors and The Expanse: A Telltale Series, announced that it is yet another company in the games industry reducing its team and cutting employees from its staff in this merciless beginning of 2024.

“Like many others in the games industry right now, Deck Nine has been affected by worsening conditions in our market. Today we had to make the difficult decision to dismiss 20% of our team. These people are amazing, talented, incredible developers. They made a huge impact during their time here, and it wasn't easy to follow that path. Please hire these people if you can, because they are amazing,” the note said.

The company seems to be having a really hard time, considering that this is the second layoff in less than a year. In May 2023, the Life is Strange studio had already fired 30 people. In other words, it is now a much reduced team compared to what started last year.

Life is Strange studio increases layoff count

During the first few weeks of 2024, the industry is being bombarded with unfortunate news. This year alone, the gaming market suffered almost 7,000 layoffs, involving both game studios and publishers. This Tuesday, one of the main topics in the gaming world, for example, was the mass layoffs at Sony. Read more about this difficult time here.

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