Netflix talks about the agreement between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard
The acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft is causing all kinds of reactions in the gaming industry. While the fans of xbox and playstation are fighting for the issue of exclusivity, large entertainment companies are seeing exactly what this new agreement could mean for the future, and Netflix is one of the Few that was already pronounced about it.
During your latest profit report, Netflix took the opportunity to talk about your gaming division, which as you know, you already have several cellular games in your catalog. However, the Streaming giant intends to expand this library with new titles, and believes that the agreement between Activision Blizzard and Microsoft represents them in a certain way.
The Director of Operations and Products for Netflix , Greg Peters, spoke about the exciting that was the new purchase of Microsoft , and like them, Netflix Also He wants to greatly increase his franchises so that customers can have a greater variety of video games at their disposal. Peters knows that Microsoft Search content to reinforce Xbox Game Pass , and considers that the game of gaming will be in subscription services.
I think, to a certain extent, it is a backup to the central thesis we have about the subscription as a great model to connect consumers around the world with games and game experiences.
We are open to licensing, access to large games IP that people will recognize. And I think you will see something about that during next year. We have been building in parallel what is very excited, which is the kind of internal development capacity, our own game studio. We have been hiring an incredible talent that provides a set of experiences to this process.
So as you can see, Netflix believes that the model of xbox game pass is the future. But what do you think? Do you think that physical videogames are in extinction? Leave us your answer in the comments.
Editor’s note: Obviously, Netflix is a very small company compared to the giant that is Microsoft, so do not expect that you suddenly go to buy video game studies as if there were no tomorrow. After all, the Netflix Gaming project is rather a supplement for the original service. At least for now.