Activision Blizzard Lays off 50

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New layoffs at Activision Blizzard today, this time mainly from their esports division. According to Bloomberg, they are having to adjust to the way fans are engaging with esports thanks to the Pandemic

“Players are increasingly choosing to connect with our games digitally and the e-sports team, much like traditional sports, entertainment and broadcasting industries, has had to adapt its business due to the impact the pandemic has had on live events,” a company spokesperson said.
 

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You'd think it would be the opposite because with everybody locked in their homes you might expect e-sports to gain a little popularity. But I guess it's because they had to scale back the live events, so it's jobs related to that aspect.