We conveyed to you in November of last year that Netflix, which opened the game tab to all users, officially entered the game world with the Netflix Games brand. Netflix, which wants to turn into an ambitious company in gaming, has taken many important steps in a year.
Reaching 5 game studios in a year with its acquisitions, Netflix also established a new mobile game studio in Helsinki last September. Developing mobile games for both iOS and Android platforms together with Netflix Games, the company aims to take its position in the game market to a different dimension.
Netflix has recently posted new job postings for the Los Angeles office of Netflix Games. When we examine the job postings in question, we see that Netflix is looking for a game director for a high-quality PC game called AAA.
In short, Netflix, which has only been working on mobile games and interactive games that can be played on its platform, is preparing to develop an AAA-level PC game.
Making statements on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage last month, Netflix’s vice president of games Mike Verdu shared that they would open a new game studio in Southern California and that Chacko Sonny would be the head of this studio.
To remind you, Chacko Sonny is the former producer of the AAA PC game Overwatch. It wouldn’t be a surprise if Netflix’s new game studio in Southern California will develop PC games under the leadership of Chacko Sonny.
Let us remind you that although Netflix accelerates its work in the field of games, the users of the platform seem to be distant from the games. When we look at the data, we see that a very small portion of Netflix subscribers plays these games. Time will tell whether Netflix, which could not achieve the success it expected with the mobile game, will be successful with the PC game.