Spry Fox is the newest studio to hitch Netflix’s gaming division. The studio is best known for its work on developing indie title Cozy Grove.
Spry Fox explains that joining Netflix will enable the studio to deliver games that the team already is making and desires to make, but with more support and resources to get them to recent audiences. Spry Fox also won’t must stress out about how much profit its games make and might give attention to making the most effective experience possible for players. Lastly, the studio desires to collaborate with Netflix so as to make higher games.
“And what does this mean for our existing games? They’ll remain downloadable and available of their current forms on their current platforms,” Spry Fox explains in an announcement. “What about development efforts on recent games? Everyone at Spry Fox was already focused on making Cozy Grove 2, in addition to a bigger, non-violent MMO that we still haven’t revealed much about publicly, and that continues to be the case. So there’s no change in our current development efforts.”
This acquisition now brings Netflix’s total studio count to 6. It has 4 named studios in total, including Oxenfree developer Night School Studio, in addition to Boss Fight Entertainment. The streaming giant acquired Next Games in Helsinki, Finland, and now has added Spry Fox to its portfolio.
Netflix is currently constructing two internal studios. One can also be in Helsinki and led by Marko Lastikka, a former Zynga senior executive. Earlier this month, Netflix also announced it will be constructing a studio in Southern California led by former Overwatch executive producer Chacko Sonny.