MS to announce its biggest job cuts (close to 6000) including Xbox staff
InjusticeReborn posted...blitz_0623 posted...
Lol, if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen.
You got busted, fair and square.
You're like a puzzle that can't be solved, some pieces never fill the gaps
Welcome to the real world?
Once you leave your basement you will learn more about this.
You guys are funny.
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Seems rather normal to me. They did a big marketing push for the release of the console and then for the spring games. Summer is always a down time for gaming, so less marketing.
I'm sure it will pick back up in the fall. Same for Nintendo and Sony.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-15/microsoft-said-to-announce-job-cuts-as-soon-as-this-week.htmlSome of the job cuts will be in marketing departments for businesses such as the global Xbox team, said the people. The European Xbox team is based in Reading, U.K.
pretty sure their financials are just fine. its more like corporate greed for more money.
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companys get rid of staff that they dont need all the time, its a money saving tactic not a reason to panic
Funny, cause when Sony does it this board (and the ps4 board) seem to erupt with doom and gloom "$ony is going bankrupt!!!!11!!1" posts.
Glad we all understand the situation tho.
mrpic posted...companys get rid of staff that they dont need all the time, its a money saving tactic not a reason to panic
That was different sony also shut down studios and i think an entire sony division
This board's attitude:
I said nothing about the XBOX being number 1. And I certainly don't want people with honest, non-asinine jobs to get put out. So, if people are getting the pink slip and there's nothing I can do about it, then with a bit of quasi-gallows-humour I shall hope that it's the people with the most despicable jobs.
Cheating has gone hand-in-hand with gaming for centuries. Video games in particular often have cheats built right into the game.
shauntennine posted...mrpic posted...companys get rid of staff that they dont need all the time, its a money saving tactic not a reason to panic
Does that matter? As the quoted xbro already stated, it's a money saving tactic, not a reason to panic..
Oh my bad, forgot where I was. The double standard xbox board, as you've just proven.
Estocassassin posted...shauntennine posted...
That's not a double standard. Closing a game studio down is way bigger than firing some marketing people.
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