Report: ByteDance lays off dozens at publisher Ohayoo

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

Chinese company also reportedly pushing back its IPO to late 2022

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TikTok owner ByteDance has reportedly laid off dozens of employees at its casual game publishing arm, Ohayoo.

According to the South China Morning Post, it’s particularly junior level employees who were targeted.

It’s unclear how many people were made redundant exactly. A source who talked to the newspaper said that “nearly 100 employees have been affected” while an earlier report from Chinese website Leiphone.com reported about 79 staff.

The South China Morning Post also reported that ByteDance’s IPO will likely be delayed to late 2022 due to

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