An official number wasn't provided, but one former employee indicates that 80 were let go from the Super Lucky's Tale studio.
The Ottawa-based studio cut just under 50 people leading into Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
The previous reports of confusion amid the globalization efforts at Sony Interactive Entertainment appear to have yielded a round of significant layoffs for SIE Europe. Fewer layoffs affected SIE Americas.
GameStop stock continues to drop as the video game retailer lays off editors and staff across a number of departments.
GameStop share price continues to sink as company struggles to regroup in the face of digital distribution and subscription gaming.
Known for its tabletop-to-digital conversion of Terraforming Mars, Onitama, and the upcoming Mansions of Madness: Mother's embrace, Lucky Hammers has been forced to close its doors and lay off nearly 70 staff members.
With the company preparing a pivot to a subscription-based model, the layoffs come after a long period of internal strife that included the death of a CEO and an attempted ouster of his replacement.
The affected positions appear to be at Inside Xbox and Mixer with heavy implications that Microsoft is moving away from internal original content creation.
Company cites "regular business planning cycles" and says it's still "deeply committed to games." [Pictured: Amazon's MMO, New World]
The publisher is refocusing its resources on 'refining the organization' and 'quality' games.