Media Molecule Studio is preparing for large-scale cuts, according to GLHF sources. She plans to lay off 15-20% of 135 employees.
According to GLHF, on October 24, the management of Media Molecule held a meeting for employees, at which they talked about the upcoming layoffs. It is not reported in which departments they will be held.
The news about the layoffs in Media Molecule appeared two months after the studio stopped supporting the Dreams game designer. Now Media Molecule is engaged in a new and yet unannounced project.
In 2023, many gaming companies were hit by a wave of layoffs. Among the latter were PlayStation Studios Visual Arts, Cryptic Studios, Zen Studios, Six to Start and Frontier Developments. According to the portal videogamelayoffs.com , in 2023, more than 6.4 thousand gaming specialists lost their jobs.