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Social Games: Zynga remove 520 items for successful conversion to mobiles

Zynga, the developer of games for social networks, announced yesterday that they will remove 520 items for successful conversion to mobiles, due to its financial difficulties. Its founder Mark Pincus says he wants to lighten the structure to deal more effectively with mobile games.

The developer of games for social networks Zynga has announced the elimination of 18% of its workforce, or the equivalent of one out of five: well, about 520 jobs will disappear. The company said will refocus its business on mobile games. At the announcement of the removal, the action of Zynga, who was suspended for a moment, fell 12% to 3,00 dollars. Zynga is at the origin of social games Farmville, Mafia Wars, CityVille or on mobile World with Friends.


 social games Farmville, Mafia Wars, CityVille or on mobile World with Friends


The company founder, Mark Pincus, addressed to all employees and users, on the blog of Zynga. In particular, he explained the reasons for the cost reduction plan: "The size has served us so well for building the main gaming service networks on the Internet now makes it difficult to successfully lead the way on mobile devices and platforms multi-supports, supports on which network games will now be played. "Pincus also sought reassurance for future "redundant": "Because we make these decisions proactively position and financial strength, we can take care of our employees dismissed by offering generous benefits start."
Social Games: Zynga remove 520 items for successful conversion to mobiles Social Games: Zynga remove 520 items for successful conversion to mobiles مراجعة من قبل Steven Raiss في 5:24 م تصنيف: 5