Netflix has added another recreation developer to its ranks. The firm introduced that it has acquired Boss Fight Entertainment, a cellular studio based mostly in Texas. It’s the third recreation studio that Netflix has scooped up following Oxenfree developer Night School and Next Games, the group behind a Stranger Things puzzle recreation. Past video games from Boss Fight embody a cellular technique recreation referred to as Dungeon Boss; the studio was based following the closure of Zynga’s Dallas studio, which developed the Facebook recreation CastleVille.
The information comes as Netflix is making a significant push into the gaming house. In addition to buying established studios, Netflix has additionally made cellular video games a part of its subscription package deal — just this week saw the announcement of three new games on the platform — while also experimenting with interactive series, together with an upcoming daily trivia game called Trivia Quest.
With regards to Boss Fight, Netflix’s VP of recreation studios, Amir Rahimi, stated in a statement that “this studio’s extensive experience building hit games across genres will help accelerate our ability to provide Netflix members with great games wherever they want to play them.”