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Amazon reportedly spends nearly $ 500 million annually on the video games sector.

Amazon reportedly spends nearly $ 500 million annually on the video games sector.

Bloomberg investigates Amazon’s internal struggle and launches an internal struggle to get the gaming division on track

Amazon’s video gaming division is struggling to get going, and reports from Bloomberg show how much money was spent to make it happen.

Two sources familiar with Amazon’s budget Told Bloomberg The tech giant spends “nearly $ 500 million a year” running the video game division.

This number does not include Twitch, a streaming service that Amazon purchased in 2014, nor its cloud streaming service, Amazon Luna.

Amazon has invited many video game veterans since it first launched its development business, including portal designer Kim Swift and Far Cry 2 director Clint Hooking. Neither is in the company yet.

According to interviews with more than 30 current and former Amazon employees, the Bloomberg report includes a lack of incentives, a fight against the lumbar yard engine, and an internal “companion culture” where women were not given the same opportunities as men. , Explains the issues within Amazon in detail.

Amazon’s struggle to launch the game is canceling many projects, such as the breakaway fantasy sports game and more recently the Crucible hero shooter.

The MMORPG New World has been postponed since 2020 and is currently scheduled for release this spring.

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