• Netflix is “rapidly expanding new gaming offerings”
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    Netflix is “rapidly expanding new gaming offerings”

    Netflix says it is “rapidly expanding new gaming offerings” for its cloud gaming service. As spotted by NME (opens in new tab), the company’s gaming ambitions were listed in a recruitment advertisement looking to recruit (opens in new tab) a new senior software engineer, specializing in rendering. Whilst the position itself isn’t such big news, it’s the advert we’re interested in, as it shows Netflix is expanding its games business.  “Bring your passion for games and joy of enabling others as we build our games experience,” the recruitment advertisement says. “We are rapidly expanding new gaming offerings, so we are seeking a rendering engineer who is excited to help us…

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  • Netflix Buys Boss Fight Entertainment as It Builds Out Gaming Business
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    Netflix Buys Boss Fight Entertainment as It Builds Out Gaming Business

    Netflix said on Thursday that it was buying Boss Fight Entertainment, a small independent video game studio based in Allen, Texas, as the video streaming company pushes further into the lucrative video game market. The acquisition of Boss Fight, a mobile game developer with 130 employees, is Netflix’s third studio purchase since it set its sights on the gaming industry last summer. The company bought a studio called Night School in September, and this month it bought Next Games. Netflix would not say how much it paid for Boss Fight. Netflix has far fewer development studios compared with companies like Microsoft and Sony, which produce gaming consoles and hit titles…

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