Draw Something” myth evaporation, Zynga confirmed to shut the OMGPOP




Draw Something” myth evaporation, Zynga confirmed to shut the OMGPOP
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Painting wrong? Zynga put $ 200 million to buy back the OMGPOP to shut.

Back to the end of April, Zunga Operating Officer David Ko just like in the earnings conference to investor confidence propaganda, emphasizing the interior is actively adjusting corporate constitution, control costs, but that time has not yet come out of the “Draw Something 2” hold high degree of confidence. However, this confidence, but in more than one month after the layoff of 18% into a human, approximately 520 employees, more closed in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas, the three studios; However, in this severance which, once as “Draw Something “explosion of red, took out $ 200 million to be Zynga’s OMGPOP buy a home studio, but also unfortunately been affected, although there are no official announcement, but the media have to shut the shop OMGPOP Zynga confirmed.

The incident occurred in the entire Zynga revealed in the June 3 layoffs of 18%, and the other end of the Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, three studios. Studio is located in New York soon OMGPOP June 4 through official Twitter account, disclosed this day many OMGPOP employees Zynga’s “last day”, even in the original follow OMGPOP “married” Zynga’s Senior Community Manager Joseph Alminawi also announced via Twitter that he is about to leave Zynga; otherwise employees revealed the same message.

Zynga originally considered turning the key “Draw Something 2”, after the listing although considerable suction eye, but did not get ever-generation works like a huge achievement; Today is swept by Zynga layoffs sword, ending a moment ever in the world explosion of red studio (although there are former employees revealed OMGPOP: layoffs Not surprisingly, sooner or later). Another opinion projections, Zynga layoffs 18% of this, it saves about 8 million dollars in personnel costs.


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