Netflix continues to expand its gaming business, this time acquiring Seattle-based developer Spry Fox.
Former indie developer known for games like Alphabear and Cozy Grove becomes Netflix’s sixth in-house game studio.
“Their unique approach to game development and their success with games like Triple Town, Alphabear and Cozy Grove will help us accelerate our creative development into another favorite genre and add to the ever-growing variety of Netflix games catalog that has something for everyone. myself”. said Amir Rahimi, vice president of gaming studio Netflix, on Monday.
“Our gaming journey has only just begun, but I’m proud of the hard work we’ve put in to build our in-house creativity so we can provide our users with the best possible gaming experience, without ads or in-app purchases. -app as part of their subscription,” continued Amir Rahimi.
November will mark a year since Netflix launched its gaming division. The company offers more than 20 mobile games for iOS and Android users and plans to double its game catalog by the end of 2022. However, less than 1% of Netflix subscribers would have tried its games in August.
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