Netflix acquires Boss Fight Entertainment, its third game studio to boost gaming business
Boss Fight was formed by former Zynga Dallas and Ensemble Studios employees in 2013. It's headed by CEO
"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," Amir Rahimi, Netflix's VP of game studios said in a statement.
Boss Fight will continue to operate out of its current studios in Allen, Texas, Austin and Seattle.
Netflix recently announced the acquisition of Finland-based
Next Games' strategy is to develop games based on popular entertainment IP, such as Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales, a story-driven puzzle role playing game (RPG) inspired by one of Netflix's most watched series.
Founded in 2013 and led by
The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022.
Netflix, which has 222 million paid memberships in over 190 countries, in September last year announced the acquisition of video game creator Night School Studio, marking the first purchase of a gaming studio for the streaming giant, for an undisclosed sum.
The company also rolled out five mobile gaming titles in select European markets.
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