Team17 confirms that a reorganization is underway that could result in the loss of “dozens of jobs.” The publisher of Worms also confirms the departure of CEO Michael Pattison. According to Team 17, Astragon and Storytoys are not included in the restructuring.
Team 17 said in a statement VG247 The British publisher has said a friendly farewell to Team17 Digital CEO Michael Pattison. The publisher also says it has entered a “consultation period.” Team17 emphasizes that “Astragon and StoryToys will not be affected by the restructuring plans.”
Brought earlier today Eurogamer News of the reorganization plans and the CEO’s resignation have already spread. At the time the plans had not been confirmed by the publisher itself. According to the anonymous source, restructuring consultations will be completed in November this year and there will be “dozens of layoffs.” The CEO role will reportedly be filled by Anne Hurley.
Team17 is a British game publisher and developer. The company is mainly known for the Worms and Overcooked franchises, but also has games like Blasphemous, Moving Out, and Hell Let Loose in its portfolio. Earlier this year, Team17 also had a round of layoffs. Epic Games, Ascendant Studios, Bioware, and Striking Distance Studios also recently announced layoffs.
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