Netflix Will Offer Video Games on Its Streaming Platform

Netflix has hired a former CEO of Oculus and EA to lead its gaming development efforts.

Netflix may be a platform for TV shows, movies, and games in the near future, most likely next year. According to Bloomberg, the company has hired Mike Verdu, former CEO of Oculus and EA, as vice president of game development. Verdu was vice president of augmented and virtual reality games and content on Facebook, where he worked with developers for Oculus Rift, Quest, and Go. From 2017 to 2018, he was also the head of EA Mobile and oversaw studies, among others, at Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, SimCity BuildIt, Plants vs. Zombies, and Sims Free Play.

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