Unity, maker of the game engine of the same name, has laid off four percent of its staff. In total there are hundreds of people. The company confirmed the layoffs after game site Kotaku reported about it.
Unity says in a statement that the layoffs are necessary to ‘realign’ the workforce to bring better focus and ‘support long-term growth’. According to the company, this concerns four percent of the staff, which equates to just over 200 people. The company employed just over 5,000 people last year.
Unity confirms the layoffs after Kotaku posted about it based on own sources. According to the site, it mainly affects staff in departments dealing with engineering and AI. Unity is the creator of the game engine of the same name and has been around for about seventeen years.