Netflix has announced the purchase of development studio Boss Fight Entertainment.
This is the third acquisition the global streaming giant has made in just six months, having worked with Night School Studio (creators of Oxenfree) and Next Games (responsible for Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales).
“Boss Fight’s mission is to deliver simple, beautiful, and fun gaming experiences to our players, that’s what it’s all about,” the study founders said in the announcement made by Netflix.
“Netflix’s commitment to ad-free gaming as part of the subscription allows us to focus on video game developers creating engaging experiences without worrying about monetization. Our passion as we work together to build the future of Netflix games”.
Amir Rahimi, Vice President of Netflix Game Studies, added that “We are still taking the first steps in creating unique gaming experiences as part of your Netflix membership. Through collaborations with developers around the world, to the integration of exceptional talent and acquisitions like this, we aspire to establish a premier video game studio capable of providing our hundreds of millions of members around the world with a wide variety of fun original games and fascinating, without advertising or “.
Netflix announced in July 2021 its intention to enter the video game industry, with the aim of completing its streaming offer. Shortly after, in August, trials began offering games like Stranger Things: 1984 or Stranger Things 3 in the Netflix app for iOS and Android mobiles and tablets, an option already available in a number of territories – including Spain – and with a selection that has been extended in the form of paulatina.