Woes mount for Activision Blizzard, which is planning layoffs after a sales slump


Activision layoffs

Activision Blizzard isn’t having the greatest start to the week,
dealing as it is with the effects of a protracted sales slump as
well as a refund program that’s been announced for Activision’s
ill-fated Guitar Hero Live.

The refund is for US consumers who bought the game between
December 1, 2017 and January 1, 2019, and while the publisher
didn’t say, it’s assumed the refund is a result of the shutdown of
the Guitar Hero TV streaming music service in the game. Engadget
notes
in a piece today
that with the shutdown of the game’s streamer,
that also culled its library of songs from 484 to just 42 — no
doubt frustrating gamers who paid for more songs.


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Woes mount for Activision Blizzard, which is planning layoffs after
a sales slump
originally appeared on BGR.com on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 at 16:14:04 EDT.
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Woes mount for Activision Blizzard, which is planning layoffs after a sales slump