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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition Arrives on Netflix December 14

Three iconic locations, three epic stories.

Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition is coming to Netflix on December 14 for Netflix members on the App Store, Google Play, and in the Netflix mobile app.

Starting today, fans can pre-register to play Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, featuring the genre-defining titles of Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, each updated for mobile.

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Profchaos90d ago

GTA trilogy is launching on Android and iOS December 14 it's also free for Netflix subscribers

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EA - Continuing to evolve our business and teams

EA CEO Andrew Wilson writes: "In this time of change, we expect these decisions to impact approximately 5 percent of our workforce. I understand this will create uncertainty and be challenging for many who have worked with such dedication and passion and have made important contributions to our company. While not every team will be impacted, this is the hardest part of these changes, and we have deeply considered every option to try and limit impacts to our teams. Our primary goal is to provide team members with opportunities to find new roles and paths to transition onto other projects. Where that’s not possible, we will support and work with each colleague with the utmost attention, care, and respect. Communicating these impacts has already begun and will be largely completed by early next quarter."

LG_Fox_Brazil9h ago

All the big ones doing the same stuff. Terrible. I just hope that all these people are able to get a new job as soon as possible, God know that it is horrible to be left jobless when you have your kids or your parents depending on your financial help

Jin_Sakai8h ago(Edited 8h ago)

2024 so far.

Feb ’28 Electronic Arts (EA) 670 (5%)
Feb ’24 PlayStation 900 (8%)
Feb ’24 Vice Media Group Several hundred
Feb ’24 Buzzfeed 16%
Feb ’24 NowThis 26 (50%)
Feb ’24 Paramount Global 800 (3%)
Feb ’24 SiriusXM 160 (3%)
Feb ’24 Snapchat 10%
Jan ’24 TechCrunch 8 + subscription product
Jan ’24 U.K.’s Channel 4 200
Jan ’24 Business Insider 8%
Jan ’24 Microsoft Gaming 1,900
Jan ’24 Riot Games 530
Jan ’24 Sports Illustrated Possibly all
Jan ’24 YouTube 100
Jan ’24 Pitchfork (Conde Nast) Undisclosed
Jan ’24 Universal Music Group Hundreds
Jan ’24 Discord 17%
Jan ’24 NBC News 50-100
Jan ’24 Audible 5%
Jan ’24 Google Hundreds
Jan ’24 Amazon Hundreds
Jan ’24 Duolingo 10%
Jan ’24 VideoAmp 20%

DATA AS OF FEB. 28, 2024

outsider16244h ago

Is it possible maybe this whole ai thing is in play?

just_looken1h ago

Another long list that skips over UPS cutting 12,000 jobs those workers as we know work without ac low pay and old box trucks but that company had to cut 12k jobs do too loosing billions of dollars year 2 year.

https://edition.cnn.com/202...

The greed and lack of transparency/oversight is disgusting.

Ups are still making bang but not enough for a golden boat fleet.

Remember we all use ups at some time even stuff in our stores this is going to be a huge issue gong forward i know in my area they removed half the state ups stores northern half least population got some 3rd party running packages now from minivans.

CrimsonWing698h ago(Edited 8h ago)

You do realize around this time this happens all throughout many industries (not just the game industry), right? It has to do with taxes for these major companies, like tax subsidies for downsizing. You want to know a little secret? Around May or so you’ll see a spike in hiring…

It blows my mind that people are oblivious to corporate workings.

Andrew3366h ago

So over 25 huge companies cut jobs every year like this and it only got noticed this time?

CrimsonWing695h ago(Edited 5h ago)

@Andrew336

Yes, that’s exactly what I’m saying. Google it up if you’re uninformed of how corporations work. Only gamers seem to live in a bubble and when they see things like crunch, acquisitions, and lay-offs they act like this is the only industry it happens to and how shocked they are about it.

Welcome to the real world, kid.

RhinoGamer889h ago

No Executive accountability or firings I see...

just_looken1h ago

Do not worry they will take over 40mill say sorry then get hired by playstation or xbox

Sonic18818h ago

Like I said earlier, this is happening all around the gaming industry.

Petebloodyonion8h ago

The point I feel is problematic about all of this is that focusing on Owned Ip means more sequels, remasters and more of what was selling last year.

TheColbertinator6h ago

EA is certainly among the worst,if not the worst

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An Important Update from PlayStation Studios

Herman Hulst writes: Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment initiated a reduction in our workforce – including within PlayStation Studios – and I wanted to talk about the impact that will have. 

These decisions have been extremely difficult, but they are necessary, and I think it’s important to be transparent:

The US based studios and groups impacted by a reduction in workforce are:

Insomniac Games, Naughty Dog, as well as our Technology, Creative, and Support teams

In UK and European based studios, it is proposed:

That PlayStation Studios’ London Studio will close in its entirety;

That there will be reductions in Guerrilla and Firesprite

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BeHunted1d 15h ago (Edited 1d 15h ago )

PlayStation employed 8,000 people as of August 2023, which meant that 11.25% (900) of the employees had been laid off.

Sonic18811d 15h ago (Edited 1d 15h ago )

Didn't Microsoft layoff over 1,000 employers not too long ago? It's happening all over the gaming industry

https://www.theverge.com/20...

https://www.google.com/amp/...

Cacabunga1d 15h ago

I think sony are really stupid and underperforming this gen with their gaming division..
if they announced more projects, none of this would have happened.. after closing Japan studio, now another legendary studio from London is closing..
it also turned out that the investments they have done by buying Bungie and others still hasnt given any result and benefit..

Jim Ryan, Herman Hulst on top of the chain should first be removed instantly they are amateur management..

Christopher1d 15h ago

All of these companies are making profit and yet to keep profit margins they MUST get rid of people and force them to live with the increased cost world we live in.

It happening elsewhere doesn't excuse the economic issue and destabilization of the industry when it comes to people leaving it because of the larger number of firings. That's a lot of very knowledgeable and talented people leaving the industry for profit margins.

DeusFever1d 15h ago (Edited 1d 15h ago )

Microsoft laid off a thousands across the company, including in the Xbox division, before buying Activision and more recently 1900 employees from Activision studios. Every tech company and game publisher is laying off workers. Maybe margins on software are falling. Maybe they expect AI to pick up the slack for less.

-Foxtrot1d 14h ago

Cacabunga

“Jim Ryan, Herman Hulst on top of the chain should first be removed instantly they are amateur management.”

Well Jim is gone at least but I doubt it was “early retirement”…it’s complete and utter bullshit. No person puts a plan like moving their studios into GaaS projects and decides to bail before the fruits of that plan can be harvested

Sony saw they were in trouble thanks to him, the GaaS model has slowly started dying and they are either stuck with the projects that are almost done or the ones they’ve now cancelled while they could.

TiredGamer1d 14h ago (Edited 1d 14h ago )

Running a business is not a charity. Just because you are "making a profit" doesn't mean that you can continue to resource and fund parts of your operation that are not providing a return on investment. That's how good companies die - by not adapting, by not changing, and by not reducing areas of the business that are actually a drain on operations. Just look at the graveyard of the thousands of businesses that have come before.

Layoffs and cancellations suck, but they are and have been facts of doing business. Refining operations helps to preserve the rest of the company and the rest of the employees from complete dissolution.