Internal restructuring
West-Nederland; Noord-Holland; Het Gooi en Vechtstreek
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Publishing Of Information; Production And Programming Of Audiovisual
Publishing Activities
58.21 - Publishing of computer games

90 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
14 May 2014
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2014
Foreseen end date


Spil Games, the Dutch manufacturer of Computer Games, has announced that it will cut 90 jobs (90 to 100 employees) out of 240 jobs inĀ HilversumĀ over the next few months. According to the sources, this is part of a restructuring that will affect all levels of the organisation as the company will now focus on producing games for mobile phones and tablets devices. The source also reports that the CEO has left the firm, and the restructuring process will be managed by the CFO.

In 2012, Spil Games closed down sales offices in Hamburg, London and Hilversum.


  • 15 May 2014: De Volkskrant
  • 16 May 2014: Het Financieele Dagblad


Eurofound (2014), Spil Games, Internal restructuring in Netherlands, factsheet number 77191, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77191.