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Netflix takes gaming seriously and buys developer studio Next Games

Netflix takes gaming seriously and buys developer studio Next Games

In addition to countless movies and series, Netflix now also offers games for smartphones and tablets. Now the streaming giant apparently wants to take the next step in becoming a gaming giant and is taking over game developer Next Games.

This was recently announced by Netflix in one blog post famous. The Finnish company Next Games specializes in mobile games and is responsible for The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land What Stranger Things: Puzzle Talesthe video game based on the successful series strange things, responsable. With the aim of expanding the catalog of good mobile games “without in-app purchases or advertising”, Netflix will pay around 65 million euros for the takeover bid. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022.

Even More Gamification: Interactive Quiz Show Premieres April 1st on Netflix

With Trivia Quest, Netflix is ​​ushering in the next level of interactive content. | Image: Netflix

After Netflix with shows like Bandersnatch or you against the wild has already put the direction of interactive formats to the test, the streaming service is now taking the whole concept to the next level. The interactive contest begins on April 1. trivia quest on the platform. Instead of just choosing how the story continues, here you have to answer questions from different subject areas to advance the plot. The program will be available on all devices that support interactive content.

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