According to a new report by Globes, mobile gaming company Playtika are closing down their offices in London, Los Angeles, and Montreal resulting in 250 employees losing their jobs.
The company stated:
“The company is working to unify parts of its activities. Consequently, development centers in London and Montreal will be closed. The activities of the Seriously studio in Los Angeles will be transferred to Israel and Poland. The studio in Los Angeles will be closed and closing the studio in Helsinki is being considered, out of belief that there is large potential for the game that has not yet been realized. As a leading company in the market, working for growth and profitability, we have chosen at Playtika to examine various measures. The company will continue to invest in long-established games and new games, while seeking investment opportunities and growth in games.”
Playtika specialize and mobile casino titles and are best known for titles such as Slotomania, Pirate Kings, and Bingo Blitz.