NetEase said to scale down some game projects amid Beijing’s crackdown on video gaming sector

//NetEase said to scale down some game projects amid Beijing’s crackdown on video gaming sector

NetEase said to scale down some game projects amid Beijing’s crackdown on video gaming sector

NetEase, China’s second-biggest publisher of video games for smartphones and personal computers, has downsized some of its studios and projects since early September amid the government’s heightened scrutiny over the sector, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.Dozens of employees, including programmers, designers and creative artists at the company’s Shanghai and Hangzhou offices, had been taken off their original jobs and told to look for new assignments inside and outside…

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