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Netflix today announced the acquisition of mobile game development studio Boss Fight Entertainment. The studio will be part of Netflix’s ongoing efforts to create games for its subscribers.
Boss Fight, which currently employs 130 people, has studios in Austin, the Dallas-Fort Worth area and Seattle. The company will continue to operate from these studios. Boss Fight’s previous title is the Dungeon Boss mobile title he created with Big Fish Games.
Amir Rahimi, VP of Game Studios at Netflix, noted in a statement that the studios’ founders have a lot of experience: “Boss Fight Entertainment was founded in 2013 by David Rippy (CEO), Bill Jackson (CCO) and Scott Winsett (COO), whose work I’ve long admired. This studio’s vast experience in creating hit games across all genres will help us accelerate our ability to provide Netflix members with great games wherever they go. they want to play them.
The founders said in their own statement, “”Boss Fight’s mission is to bring simple, beautiful, and fun gaming experiences to our players wherever they want to play. Netflix’s commitment to ad-free gaming as part of member subscriptions allows game developers like us to focus on creating enjoyable games without worrying about monetization. We couldn’t be more excited to join Netflix at this early stage as we continue to do what we love to do while helping shape the future of games on Netflix together.
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