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Wargaming opening new studios in Poland and Serbia to reinforce its global operations
After exiting Russia and announcing the closure of its office in Belarus, Wargaming has revealed its next step in the restructuring. The company behind World of Tanks is now opening two new studios in Serbia and Poland.
Report: Wargaming plans to relocate up to 30% of its Belarusian staff, with others facing layoffs
A few Wargaming employees have shared new details about the ongoing liquidation of the company’s office in Minsk. The answers varied from talks about mass layoffs to Minsk-based devs being offered to keep working under another legal entity.
“The team is in trance”: what’s going on in Wargaming’s soon-to-be-closed office in Minsk, Belarus
Wargaming employees located in Minsk, Belarus, have opened up about the company’s decision to close this office and leave the country. It looks like they didn’t know about it beforehand and currently can’t understand whether they will be offered relocation options.
Wargaming donating $1 million to Ukrainian Red Cross, offering Kyiv employees help with relocation
Wargaming has stated its commitment to help its Ukrainian employees. The company behind World of Tanks will help employees and their families relocate to other countries and will donate $1 million for humanitarian aid.
World of Tanks community manager leaves Wargaming after company ‘scapegoated’ member of his team
Zachary Doig, who was a senior manager of community and events on the World of Tanks Americas Team, has left Wargaming. He named scapegoating an employee on his team and toxic corporate culture among the reasons behind his departure.
UPD: World Of Warships content creators leaving game’s community over loot boxes and randomized content
More than 20 prominent members of the World Of Warships community program have left citing the Wargaming’s increasing reliance on loot boxes and randomized item unlocks. That’s in a title marketed to children and veterans.
Wargaming’s Thaine Lyman on keeping live games alive: “Kill your sacred cows”
Thaine Lyman, General Manager of the mobile studio at Wargaming Minsk, is one of the key people behind the publisher’s flagship mobile title World of Tanks Blitz. On Thaine’s watch, Tanks Blitz entered its sixth year on the market and did so with flying colors: the game reached an unprecedented DAU of 1.5 million players globally.
2019 in video games: Wargaming’s Justin Farren on emerging technologies, representing women in games, and stuff that never lets go
With two days to go before 2020, we still had time to catch up with Justin Farren, Executive Producer at Wargaming, to discuss what 2019 means (meant?) for the industry.