Netflix plans to release 40 more games this year, will add Monument Valley in 2024
Netflix has introduced that it has 40 video games slated for launch this yr and has 70 in improvement with its companions. The corporate additionally has 16 video games at present being developed by its in-house recreation studios. Netflix launched video games in November 2021 and has launched 55 titles since then. The streaming service … The post Netflix plans to release 40 more games this year, will add Monument Valley in 2024 appeared first on Ferdja.
Netflix has introduced that it has 40 video games slated for launch this yr and has 70 in improvement with its companions. The corporate additionally has 16 video games at present being developed by its in-house recreation studios. Netflix launched video games in November 2021 and has launched 55 titles since then.
The streaming service says it’s dedicated to constructing out its video games portfolio and shall be bringing Ustwo’s Monument Valley franchise to its platform, beginning with Monument Valley 1 and Monument Valley 2, with extra to return. In a briefing with reporters, Ustwo CEO María Sayans confirmed that the Netflix variations of the video games gained’t be completely different than the at present accessible variations, and that they are going to embrace no in-app purchases.
We perceive Ustwo will proceed to supply the standalone premium downloads of its Monument Valley video games alongside the free variations for Netflix members, in addition to the variations provided by way of Apple and Google’s subscription choices, Apple Arcade and Google Play Cross.
Netflix additionally introduced that Mighty Quest: Rogue Palace, a rogue-lite recreation set within the universe some might keep in mind from The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, shall be launching on April 18. The sport, which is from Ubisoft, options an improved formulation, deepened narrative, and upgraded frantic motion gameplay. The launch is a part of Netflix’s partnership with Ubisoft and is the second of three unique video games from the developer to be launched on Netflix. The primary unique recreation, Valiant Hearts: Coming Dwelling, launched in January.
As well as, Netflix teased that it’s working with Tremendous Evil Megacorp, the developer behind Vainglory and Catalyst Black, on an unique recreation primarily based on an upcoming Netflix launch. The corporate didn’t present any additional particulars.
Netflix VP of Exterior Video games Leanne Loombe advised reporters throughout a briefing that the corporate is primarily targeted on cellular, however that it’s working by itself cloud streaming know-how, as was revealed by Netflix VP of Gaming Mike Verdu at TechCrunch Disrupt final October.
“We’re primarily targeted on cellular right this moment,” Loombe mentioned. “We’re nonetheless very early in our journey and studying what sort of video games our members need to play. We did announce in the direction of the tip of final yr that we’re engaged on our personal cloud streaming know-how, so that’s underway. Once more, we’re very early in that facet of our journey, however we’re dedicated to creating certain that video games might be performed wherever you’ve gotten Netflix. We do consider that cloud gaming will allow us to supply that quick access to video games on any display. Our general imaginative and prescient is that our members can play video games on any Netflix machine they’ve.”
As for video games launching in March, Netflix revealed that Terra Nil, a recreation from South African developer Free Lives, shall be accessible on March 28. Terra Nil is a reverse city-builder the place gamers remodel a dull panorama right into a thriving, vibrant ecosystem. Highwater, a technique recreation with themes of social collapse and environmental catastrophe from Serbian developer Demagog Studio, launched on the platform earlier this month.
Loombe outlined that Netflix’s aim is to supply video games that cater to all of its subscribers, and that the streaming service plans to do that by constructing out a collection of video games that serve every of its members, whether or not they’re common avid gamers or don’t recreation in any respect.
“Identical to we did with the streaming facet of Netflix, we’re constructing this curated portfolio with extraordinarily proficient exterior builders as a result of we need to obtain that selection and that range inside the portfolio of video games,” Loombe mentioned. “And while we’re doing that our inner studios are exhausting at work constructing their video games. As we all know these video games take a while to develop. We’re taking that two-pronged method with each recreation improvement and likewise the curation of the sport portfolio for our members.”
Though Loombe didn’t disclose what number of of Netflix’s 230 million subscribers are taking part in video games on the platform, she famous that the corporate is proud of its progress up to now and that Netflix believes it’s going to see extra progress because it provides extra video games over time.
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