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Netflix to create “AAA PC game” with former ‘Overwatch’ producer

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According to job openings posted on their website, Netflix Games Studio is seeking staff for a new AAA third-person action role-playing game (RPG).

Newly formed Los Angeles game developer Netflix Games Studio was announced in October and is led by former Supervision executive producer, Chacko Sonny.

Currently, the studio’s job listings show it’s looking for a game director, art director, senior producer, and more (mobilegamer.bizvia eurogamer) for a “new AAA PC game”. Required skills include providing an “industry-leading” experience, as well as developing a game with a narrative “worthy of a Netflix movie or TV series.”

Netflix Game Studio is seeking a “small but ambitious team of creators” to create the game on Unreal Engine 5. Described as a third-person action RPG, the game aims to “create memorable gameplay moments that leave players players telling their own stories for years to come,” according to the lead engineer’s job description.

Netflix Game Studio

In September, Netflix announced that Zynga’s Marko Lastikka would be partnering with the streaming giant to deliver “a variety of delicious and deeply engaging original games” at its new studio in Helsinki. Lastikka is the COO as director of the studio and works with Netflix following the acquisition of Night School Studio, Next Games and Boss Fight Entertainment.

“This will be a game studio that we build from the ground up,” said Netflix vice president of game studios Amir Rahimi. Rahimi added that it will be Netflix’s “second game studio in Helsinki alongside Next Games, which became part of Netflix earlier this year.”

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