Kabam lays off 35 people

by Adam Fitch  · 
Kabam lays off 35 people

Mobile games developer Kabam has laid off around 35 employees, approximately 7% of its workforce.

The decision: The company employs over 500 people.

  • The layoffs were first reported and confirmed by TechCrunch.
  • It's reported that the Vancouver-based developer let the affected staff know about the decision earlier this week.
  • “As we at Kabam reviewed our strategic priorities, we made the decision to adjust our resourcing structure in alignment with our goals," a spokesperson told TechCrunch.

The studio: It's especially known for creating popular mobile games based on popular IP.

  • The company is behind popular titles like Marvel Contest of Champions and Disney Mirrorverse.
  • In its statement, it claims that it will continue to hire in "key areas" in the foreseeable future despite laying off 7% of its current workforce. It has 30 jobs listed on Hitmarker at the time of publication.
  • Kabam has a physical presence across Charlottetown, Los Angeles, Montreal, San Francisco, and Vancouver, though it's unclear how the layoffs are spread across these locations.
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