Nintendo Layoffs Hit Europe Offices

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NINTENDO_LOGOIt Seems like Nintendo can’t catch a break. Even with Mario Kart 8 selling over a million copies in less than a week, the news is still bleak for the company as they have announced layoffs at their European offices. The layoffs will cost 130 people their jobs and consolidate two offices in Germany.

“Nintendo of Europe has entered into a consultation process on a number of changes it is intending to make to its European business which, in the long term, will better enable the European business to adapt to the rapidly changing business environment,” a statement reads. “The measures include the consolidation of the current European headquarters in Großostheim (Germany) to Frankfurt (Germany), the closure of the  warehouse and office in Großostheim, as well as outsourcing and reorganising  some functions.

“These intended measures have not been made lightly and have only been arrived at after thorough analysis and careful consideration. The intended…

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