Amazon on Monday announced it will cut more than 180 jobs in its Amazon Games division as it refocuses its efforts on Prime Gaming, according to an internal company memo viewed by CNBC.
The company will close its Game Growth and Crown Channel initiatives as part of the restructuring.
Now, Amazon will focus on upcoming launches such as "Throne and Liberty" and "Blue Protocol," as well as future initiatives such as "Tomb Raider" and "The Lord of the Rings" games, Christoph Hartmann, vice president of Amazon Games, wrote in the memo to employees.
The latest job cuts at Amazon come as CEO Andy Jassy has been in cost-cutting mode over the past year as the company has battled high interest rates and inflation.
As a result, Amazon has carried out the largest layoffs in its history, cutting 27,000 jobs since last fall.
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