A Microsoft logo seen during the presentation of the Xbox One in Shanghai on July 30, 2014. Photo: AFP
A Microsoft logo seen during the presentation of the Xbox One in Shanghai on July 30, 2014. Photo: AFP

Microsoft downsizing hits Xbox business, with cuts in video game studios behind titles Halo and Starfield

  • The Xbox-maker said Wednesday it’s cutting 10,000 jobs as it seeks to reduce costs amid a broader economic slowdown
  • The scale of the cuts in gaming was not clear, as Microsoft said it would still invest in strategic, competitive areas such as artificial intelligence

A Microsoft logo seen during the presentation of the Xbox One in Shanghai on July 30, 2014. Photo: AFP
A Microsoft logo seen during the presentation of the Xbox One in Shanghai on July 30, 2014. Photo: AFP
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