Amazon is cutting more than 100 jobs in its gaming division

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Amazon It laid off more than 100 employees in its group games Others were re-partitioned.

These moves come after the division evaluated its “current projects against” [its] Long-term goals,” Vice President of Amazon Games Christoph Hartmann he wrote in an internal memo to employees on Tuesday (April 4) provided to PYMNTS by Amazon.

“Going forward, our resources will be coordinated to support our focus on content,” Hartmann said in the memo. “We will continue to invest in our internal development efforts, and our teams will continue to grow as our projects progress.”

The 100 innings being eliminated cross Prime Gamingand Game Growth and San Diego studios, according to the note.

Amazon Games will continue to have an unannounced project in progress at its Montreal studio and an unannounced game in pre-production at its San Diego studio, continue to expand its publishing efforts, and improve Amazon Games’ retail and back-end teams and businesses, the memo said. Prime Gaming.

“I am confident in the direction we are going,” Hartmann said in the note. “Amazon Games has gained momentum over the past two years thanks to your hard work, dedication and commitment to gamers. We’ve launched two games and announced seven more projects, with more in the pipeline, as well as new Crown offerings and Prime Gaming content we’ve put together.”

This announcement is the latest in an ongoing series of job cuts at Amazon.

The company said on March 20 that it would lay off 9,000 employees in its cloud computing, Twitch livestream and advertising divisions.

Those cuts came on top of the 18,000 jobs Amazon cut in January, which primarily affected Amazon Stores and the company’s People, Experience, and Technology (PXT) subsidiaries.

The company announces the cuts in different rounds because teams across organizations complete their evaluations at different times, and Amazon shares decisions as they are made, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy He said March 20th.

“For several years before this year, most of our businesses added a significant amount of staff,” Jassy said at the time. “This made sense given what was happening in our business and the economy as a whole. However, given the uncertain economy we live in, and the uncertainty that exists in the immediate future, we have chosen to be more streamlined in our costs and headcount.”