Unity cuts off services deal with Wētā FX

Unity cuts off services deal with Wētā FX
Wētā's tools were part of the powerhouse behind James Cameron's Avatar movies. (Image: Wētā FX/AWS)
Ben Moore
United States games engine company Unity is ending its professional services agreement with Wellington visual effects house Wētā FX.Unity will make 265 employees related to the partnership redundant – 3.8% of its 7,000-strong workforce.Reuters reports the move was made as part of a company-wide “reset” after controversy this year over an attempted change to its pricing structure, which was revamped after a customer revolt and a hit to its stock value.Founder Peter Jackson sold Wētā Digital, the technology division of Wētā FX,...

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