Avalanche Studios closes New York and Montreal branches, lays off staff

Avalanche Studios

Avalanche Studios has announced they’ve closed their New York and Montreal development studios amidst laying off around a portion of their staff.

After closing up their New York and Montreal studios, Avalanche only has branches remaining in Stockholm, Malmo, and Liverpool. Around 9 percent of their total staff were also laid off as part of the closures.

Here’s the full word from Avalanche Studios:

A statement from Avalanche Studios Group

Since its inception over two decades ago, Avalanche Studios Group has grown to encompass five locations worldwide: Stockholm, New York, Malmö, Liverpool, and Montreal.

Today, we regretfully announce the closure of two of those locations: New York and Montreal. This means we’ll be parting ways with around 50 valued friends and colleagues, which represents roughly 9 percent of Avalanchers worldwide.

This is an exceptionally difficult decision, but we believe it’s necessary to ensure a stable and sustainable future for the company.

Our focus is now on supporting all Avalanchers through this challenging time. We’re grateful for the invaluable contributions of those leaving and remain committed to creating incredible gaming experiences for our players.

Avalanche Studios Group


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