All publications for 19.01.2023
Drake Star: Games industry saw over 1,300 deals in 2022, totalling $127 billion
In 2022, the global games industry set a new record for the number and value of closed or announced deals. All thanks to Microsoft’s historic bid to acquire Activision Blizzard, but there have been a few other noteworthy investments as well.
Halo Infinite head of creative Joseph Staten leaves 343 Industries amid layoffs and restructuring at Microsoft
Joseph Staten, an industry veteran hired to help ship Halo Infinite, is now leaving 343 Industries to rejoin Xbox’s publishing division. This is a result of mass layoffs at Microsoft and the studio’s restructuring.