Blizzard layoffs signal less live esports events

In sweeping news yesterday, game publisher Activision Blizzard began 2021 layoffs with about 50 of its employees. What’s more, this move comes from plans to decrease the focus on live esports events for its major games. ) Blizzard LayoffsAccording to Bloomberg, less than 2% of employees will lose their jobs with the major esports company. Since 2% of the full headcount is about 190 employees, it’s likely that the number of layoffs at Blizzard will continue to increase. The esports department especially received more layoffs than what was reported now that the company seeks to increase focus on…

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