Microsoft created an Xbox 360 which has hired hundreds of workers across multiple departments.
Sources told Insider that less than a thousand employees were laid off across the divisions thought to be the Xbox, the forward-looking Microsoft Strategic Missions and Technology, and the Chief Technology Officer’s office.
One source tells a story that studio Alpha, who has a “serious gaming initiative” and focused on war simulations, is also a danger, as well as the Mission Expansion cloud government.
Microsoft’s Mission Engineering team might also be affected, as its lead Zach Kramer told employees it would be “deprioritizing work already underway”.
The email continued: “That’s hard to do. There are many ideas that could have an impact and each of us has worked very hard, but we must make progress despite the fact that resources are not unlimited and time is scarce.
KC Lemson, Microsoft veteran, was among the people affected, revealing on Twitter that she had lost her job as a product manager in her office. Another entrant told Insider they had only been hired one month earlier.
“We must make compromises because resource isn’t unlimited and time is only scarce.”
“All companies don’t have the same plan in their business”, said a Microsoft spokesperson. We’ll continue investing in our business and hiring in key growth areas in the year ahead.
Microsoft announced that it planned to lose less than 1% of its workforce, which now sits at around 180,000 people, putting towards 1.800 at risk. I think it’s unlikely that this latest wave of layoffs is related to this July announcement.
It’s called in for a test period for Microsoft as it attempts to prove that Xbox’s $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard is for consumers and the market. The company has faced a similar criticism from the diverse senators in the U.S., the city of New York, the U.S. Justice Department, and recently the government of the United Kingdom.
Activision Blizzard is a major in controversy in its own right. It’s not just the company in October and is also criticized for the reputation of a bad boy culture, but also the fact that the city of California is getting involved in a criminal crime.
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