This year is about to come to an end and the industry of video game continues to be in the news, not only because of the great launches that have hit the market, but also because of the daily events at the top of this lucrative entertainment sector.
Problems continue within PlayStationsince after the departure of Jim Ryanvarious layoffs began to occur in Naughty Dog, Half Molecule and Connie Booth decided to leave the company after more than 30 years in it, serving as a fundamental piece in the organization chart since the launch of Sony’s first console.
And if that was not enough, Bungie has announced that it will make a personnel cut, of which it transpires that it will be eight percent of its workforce, which would affect 100 jobs, including the composer Michael Salvatoricreator of the soundtrack of the original trilogy of Halo and Halo Reach.
The maneuver mentioned above has led to Destiny 2: The Final Shape and Marathon have been delayed to mid-2024 and 2025, respectively. In parallel, rumors have begun to emerge that some members of Insomniac Games have been separated from their duties, despite the success of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.
In the midst of the strong restructuring it faces PlayStationthe Japanese company is also preparing to market its new model Slim of PS5 that will come accompanied in a package with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3which will surely become a bestseller, with the peculiarity that for each unit sold, Microsoft will obtain dividends.
Inside the division he heads Phil SpencerCEO of Gaming, organizational adjustments are also being made, but so far they have not been in a negative sense, but rather new responsibilities and greater influence within the corporate have been designated for the new president of Xbox, Sarah Bond and the president of content and studies, Matt Booty.
In the midst of polishing their work equipment, Microsoft see how the franchise Call of Duty celebrates its 20th anniversary and is preparing to make the leap to Game Pass during the following year, which will enhance the community of players of the successful war franchise.
On another note, it has also drawn attention that there will soon be two very interesting mergers. Atari plans to get Digital Eclipse to promote the development and development of retro titles, while Return Digital has done the same with System Era Softworksthe creators of Astroneer.
It will be very interesting to know what the outcome will be regarding the organizational transformation they face. PlayStation and Xbox to determine how it will impact your business portfolio and, therefore, consumers. In addition, Capcom has raised suspicions at its last shareholder meeting, where it states that there is a large unannounced production that will debut in the coming months.