AI image generation puts video game illustrators out of work - Rest of World

Recent breakthroughs in AI image generation have created widespread anxiety in China’s video game art industry.

Given the high quality of AI-produced artwork, many illustrators are losing their jobs to AI image generators such as Stable Diffusion and DALL-E 2.

The gaming industry’s job market was already precarious after the Chinese government’s licensing freeze in 2021 threw thousands of game developers out of business.