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Game payment services provider Xsolla has reportedly laid off as many as 150 employees at the company's head office in Perm, Russia
Xsolla CEO and founder Aleksandr Agapitov sent a letter to those who would be affected by the job cuts, explaining that the decision was based on big data analysis of their activity.
Homa Games is growing its mobile games operations and has started publishing board and puzzle games as part of its expansion strategy.
To grow this new business unit, the company is employing its powerful in-house publishing technology and translating its proven method in the hypercasual market to leverage casual games.
810 mobile games have generated over $1 million through player spending every month in the first half of 2021.
This data was confirmed by App Annie as part of its "2021 Mobile Gaming Tear Down" report, which showed that the number of mobile games earning above $1 million on a monthly basis has increased by 25 per cent over 2019.
Tencent has soft-launched Digimon: New Century, a new mobile game based on the popular anime.
A closed beta stage is now in operation, taking place from August 5th and ending on September 5th, 2021.