Ready Gameswhich has been in charge of former projects for some time now Wargaming, spoke about the changes in the Minsk office. As the portal writes dev.by citing company representatives, the staff has decreased by about four times from what it was under Wargaming. There were about 2,000 people in the office then.
The press service noted that the company plans to expand. In the future, up to 100 new employees. Representatives of the company also noted that there are no plans to relocate Russians to Belarus. However, at the end of the summer, several specialists moved to Minsk. According to the publication, about 70% of employees already work in the office, but remote work is still possible.
Recall that Lesta Group is working on three projects. In Belarus and Russia they have been rebranded: World of Tanks got the name “World of Tanks”. World of Warships will be known asWorld of ships». World of Tanks: Blitz renamed to Tanks Blitz.
“In accordance with the concentration of teams, the core of the World of Tanks project is located in Minsk, St. Petersburg has historically been the custodian of the World of Ships, and the main part of Tanks Blitz is concentrated in Moscow. COOO Game Stream has become part of the Lesta group of companies, so we continue the restructuring that began in the summer, we plan to support our current franchises, but we are also preparing new projects.”
Wargaming announced that it was leaving Russia and Belarus in early April. Lesta Studio has been responsible for doing business since March 31st. In July, Wargaming sold its companies in Belarus and Russia to a Russian businessman Malik and Khatajaev, the Russian top manager of WG. Since July 1, Khatazhaev owns the Belarusian SOOO “Game Stream” and Russian LLC “Lesta”.
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