Netflix buys Boss Battle Leisure, marking third studio acquisition in six months



Netflix has acquired its third sport studio in six months with the acquisition of Boss Battle Leisure for an undisclosed price.

Headquartered in Texas, Boss Battle was established by a gaggle of former Zynga Dallas and Ensemble Studios workers in 2013 and is finest recognized for its work on cellular technique RPG, Dungeon Boss.

The information comes simply months after Netflix acquired Oxenfree developer Night time College Studio and Finnish studio Subsequent Video games, the latter of which price the streaming firm $72 million.

Netflix stated it desires to proceed increasing its Netflix Video games service, which supplied entry to 5 titles when it launched in November 2021, by strengthening its in-house artistic improvement group.

“Boss Battle’s mission is to deliver easy, stunning, and enjoyable sport experiences to our gamers wherever they need to play,” stated the studio’s founding members.

“Netflix’s dedication to supply ad-free video games as a part of members’ subscriptions permits sport builders like us to deal with creating pleasant sport play with out worrying about monetization. We couldn’t be extra excited to affix Netflix at this early stage as we proceed doing what we like to do whereas serving to to form the way forward for video games on Netflix collectively.”

Boss Battle will proceed to function out of its studios in Dallas, Austin, and Seattle post-acquisition, with Netflix desperate to “faucet into nice artistic expertise past California.”