Reporter Jason Schreier said on TwitterEpic Games will lay off ldquo;16% 's staff (about 900 people). & rdquoThe news was disclosed to employees through an internal memo from a ldquo; insider & rdquo;.
Schreier also pointed out on Twitter that before the news of the layoffs was disclosed, rumors were rife with ldquo; & rdquo;, because the company banned employees' Slack——, a chat App often used in the workplace. Employees who have been laid off will receive severance compensation and medical benefits with six months' salary.
CEO Tim Sweeney said in an open letter that Epic Games spends far more-ldquo; than income-rdquo;. & ldquo; our conclusion is that layoffs are the only way & rdquo; wrote& ldquo; is now able to make layoffs on this scale to stabilize our financial position. & rdquo
& ldquo; is now able to make layoffs on this scale to stabilize our financial position. & rdquoIn the follow-up, many employees said in social media that they had been laid off, and Mediatonic, the developer of the "Sugar Pac Man final knockout", was even reported to have been shut down, but Epic later refuted the rumor to the media that the news of the studio's closure was false.