14.3.2022 | Netflix acquires another developer to build ‘world class games
Netflix has made an offer to acquire Next Games, the Finland-based developer behind mobile puzzle RPG Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales.
In a blog post, Netflix’s VP of games Mike Verdu said that the acquisition was to help the company “build a library of great games for our members to enjoy.” Next Games has also developed a pair of Walking Dead-themed mobile games.
Netflix is offering to acquire Next Games for €65 million (about $72 million), and Next Games’ board of directors has recommended that shareholders accept the offer. The companies expect the transaction to complete in the second quarter of 2022.