Netflix acquires cellular game developer Boss Fight Entertainment

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Coming off of Netflix’s sudden push into the cellular area late final yr, the subscription service juggernaut hasn’t given up on video video games. After launching a cellular app in November, the corporate nonetheless has a library of underneath 20 titles. This doesn’t imply that gaming isn’t a precedence, as evidenced by its most up-to-date acquisition.

Boss Fight Entertainment is now part of the Netflix Games umbrella. For these unfamiliar with the title, Dungeon Boss is the one main title from the studio since its formation in 2013. While it’s the crew’s solely title, it has been usually well-received, becoming the cellular market with its turn-based gameplay and give attention to constructing out groups of heroes.

According to Boss Fight Entertainment’s three founders, Netflix Games’ enterprise mannequin permits them to focus extra intently on game design. They stated, “Netflix’s commitment to offer ad-free games as part of members’ subscriptions enables game developers like us to focus on creating delightful game play without worrying about monetization.”

At the tip of the submit saying the acquisition, Netflix Games vice chairman Amir Rahimi admitted that constructing out a portfolio of video games goes to take time. According to Rahimi, it’s nonetheless “early days” as Netflix Games continues to scope out potential partnerships.