One of its own kind streaming platforms, Netflix is set to build its internal game studio. Well, the streaming tycoon made its massive entry into the gaming cosmos last year in November. Here are the insights and official statements about the Netflix New Game Studio.
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Netflix New Game Studio in Finland with its First Internal Game Development Team
The streaming title, Netflix has announced that it’s ready to open its very first internal game development studio. The location was revealed to be Helsinki, Finland. The Vice President of Zynga, Marko Lastikka will lead the studio.
Netflix made an official statement through its website. It says, “This is another step in our vision to build a world-class games studio that will bring a variety of delightful and deeply engaging original games — with no ads and no in-app purchases — to our hundreds of millions of members around the world,”
The Vice President of the game studios, Amir Rahimi said in his statement, “It’s still early days, and we have much more work to do to deliver a great games experience on Netflix. Creating a game can take years, so I’m proud to see how we’re steadily building the foundation of our games studios in our first year, and look forward to sharing what we produce in the coming years.”
Netflix Owns Three Game Studios Till Today
Netflix purchased Finland-based Next Games last year for $72 million dollars. It also has other studios, Night School Studio and Boss Fight Entertainment as well. Netflix currently has 20 games under its name for its beloved subscribers. And disclosed its plans to uplift it to 50 games by the end of this year. The games titles include many featured games from the movies such as Stranger Things: 1984 and Queen’s Gambit Chess.
The name of the new studio isn’t announced yet. Netflix will be in complete control from the game’s title development to its rights. This will ensure the controls are in the hands of Netflix. Netflix’s new game studio will be the new stepping stone to its new upgrade in the world of gaming development. Fans and the audience is looking forward to the new games. Moreover, you can enjoy games on both Android and iOS. And having fun without ads and in-game purchases.