Reports say that Netflix aims to expand into the field of video games and is looking for an experienced manager in the gaming industry.
The Information’da According to an anonymous source report, Netflix plans to expand into video games and approaches “experienced gaming industry executives” for potential recruitments. Netflix, a popular TV series & movie service, seems to want to expand its scope to video games. While the platform has previously produced interactive shows like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and You vs Wild and collaborated with external developers on projects like Stranger Things 3: The Game, the new plan covers much more than that.
Netflix may expand into video games area
This new expansion plan, which seems to be inspired by Apple Arcade’s subscription services, actually highlights how the video games industry has grown.
Netflix’in Techradar’a A statement he sent contains some clues on the subject. “Our members value the variety and quality of our content,” they say. They attribute this to the reason they expanded their content, from TV series to documentaries, movies and reality shows.
“Members also enjoy interacting directly with their favorite stories through interactive shows like Bandersnatch and You v. Wild, or games based on Stranger Things, La Casa de Papel and To All the Boys. So we’re excited to do more about interactive entertainment.”
Launched in September 2019, Apple Arcade provides unlimited access to over 100 games that are ad-free, offline, and micro-compute. In this regard, Netflix has previously claimed that it considers entering the game market as a significant challenge. CEO Reed Hastings claimed in 2019 that Neftlix had no intention of creating a game streaming service. In this regard, they stated that they saw Fortnite as a great competitor.
“[Oyunlara yönelik bir abonelik servisi] We can’t compete better with Fortnite by doing something like this because we’re not very good at it. We compete by making the greatest TV shows you’ve ever seen, so you quit Fortnite and come to watch our series. “
Netflix has produced dozens of game adaptations over the years, most notably The Witcher, Sonic The Hedgehog, Castlevania and Resident Evil movies. At the same time, movies based on two different Ubisoft games are currently being worked on on the platform.