20 stories about Playtika
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

Playtika cutting 300-400 jobs in new round of layoffs

11.01.24|Allon Sinai
The gaming company is reducing its headcount by another 10% after laying off around 900 employees in 2022
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל - פאנל איך שומרים על רווחיות מימין פיני יקואל בן פנסטר גד מאור יבגני פרס ומנחה: עומר כביר

"Data is the most important thing for generating profits in the gaming world"

18.09.23|Meir Orbach
"The most important thing is what questions can be asked and what data can be trusted," added Gad Maor, co-founder and CEO of Mavens, speaking at Calcalist's gaming conference
CTech Gaming Conference Amnon Calev וידאו

“Interaction is something really important for our audience. Players got married thanks to Slotomania”

17.09.23|James Spiro
Amnon Calev, Slotomania's General Manager at Playtika, joined CTech to discuss how online gaming shapes our real worlds
רוברט אנטוקול מייסד ומנכ"ל פלייטיקה

Playtika acquiring Israeli gaming studio Innplay Labs for $80 million

The deal could mushroom to as much as $300 million. “We believe becoming a part of Playtika’s strong portfolio of Casual titles will take Innplay Labs to new heights,” said Innplay CEO Ore Gilron
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל ליאור קינן סמנכ"ל בכיר אסטרטגיות צמיחה, Playtika וידאו

“Playtika intends to continue to invest in Israeli companies and continue to acquire Israeli firms”

14.09.23|Maayan Manela
Lior Kenan, SVP at Playtika Growth Ventures, was speaking during the Calcalist gaming conference
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל - מימין אנה פישביין מנהלת תעשיית גיימינג Google ו מרים גדיאל יוטיוברית ויוצרת תוכן ל Gen Z וידאו

“Generation Z lives and breathes gaming”

14.09.23|Omer Kabir
Miryam Gadiel, a YouTuber, content creator for Gen Z, and a member of Google's marketing team, was speaking at Calcalist's gaming conference together with Anna Fishbein, an Industry Manager on the gaming team at Google
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל - עינת נמש דירקטורית Google וידאו

Google Israel Director: "Demand for AI technologies in gaming has quadrupled in the past year”

14.09.23|Orna Yefet
"AI is the third technological revolution after the internet and mobile phones. AI is present in all games, and looking forward, everything from game development to launches and analytics will be impacted as this advanced technology enters," added Einat Nemesh
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל  אסף אסבג ו גדי גנון

Playtika AI VP: "Venturing into AI is an exciting and intriguing yet far from simple adventure"

14.09.23|Maayan Manela
"To dive into the exciting world of AI, you need to cultivate a culture of an AI hub, of innovation," added Assaf Asbag
Keren Italiano

“If you are not scared of your next role then you are probably overqualified for the position”

28.02.23|Noa Gadot
Keren Italiano, former Global Business Communities Director at Playtika, grappled with not being top of her class for a long time, but it was through realizing her fear and beating it that she has been able to conquer every hardship throughout her career with grace
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

What are the real motives behind Playtika's $813 million offer to buy Rovio?

22.01.23|Sophie Shulman
Why is it urgent for a company that has just laid off hundreds of employees, closed games, and spent $600 million on buying back its own shares, to embark on an expensive all-cash adventure?
רוברט אנטוקול מייסד ומנכ"ל פלייטיקה

Playtika tables 683 million euro offer to acquire Angry Birds creator Rovio

19.01.23|Sophie Shulman
“We firmly believe the combination of Rovio’s renowned IP and scale of its user base, together with our best-in-class monetization and game operations capabilities, will create tremendous value for our shareholders,” said Playtika CEO Robert Antokol
כנס גיימינג - ליאור קינן סמנכ"ל בכיר web3 פלייטיקה וידאו

“We are looking to strengthen the connection between the users and the games”

12.12.22|Raphael Kahan
"What can Web3 do for Playtika? If the players become owners of items in their games it strengthens the connection between the users and the games," added Lior Kenan, VP of Web3 at Playtika
כנס גיימינג - אסף וקנין ראש תחום אפליקציות Google וידאו

"The gaming industry will shrink in 2022 but will grow next year"

12.12.22|Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
According to Assaf Vaknin, Industry Head, Export, Apps, at Google Israel, the reason for the expected 6% contraction of the industry is that "the external environment has changed”
Ctech Gaming conference Hanit Marinov וידאו

Google Israel, Playtika, and Reichman University announce partnership for gaming sector

12.12.22|James Spiro
Google Israel VP of Marketing Hanit Marinov joined CTech to talk about the new partnership aimed at educating students for a career in game design.
כנס גיימינג - ארז רחמיל CTO פלייטיקה וידאו

Playtika CTO: "The next big thing is synergy between humans and artificial intelligence"

12.12.22|Maayan Manela
"As soon as we achieved AI capabilities, we added a concept called Human-Machine Team,” said Playtika CTO Erez Rachmil. “It’s a team of people and machines that have three vectors between them - the human, the machine and the relationship between them"
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

Playtika confirms lay off of 610 employees, 15% of team

12.12.22|Meir Orbach
The gaming giant announced it is making significant cutbacks, which will include redeploying staff, winding down non-core initiatives and consolidating studios
מוסף שבועי 28.10.21 שלטי חוצות של דרושים חברת פלייטיקה

High-tech layoffs are in full swing with no respite in sight

11.12.22|Meir Orbach
The race to complete layoffs before the end of the year is set to see many more employees lose their jobs in the coming weeks
הנפקת פלייטיקה ב נאסד"ק

Game over? Playtika layoffs are just tip of the iceberg for gaming giant

11.12.22|Sophie Shulman
The company is embarking on a second round of layoffs in six months after the cancellation of the deal in which Joffre Capital was supposed to purchase 25.5% of its shares. Playtika insists there is no connection between the two