the bet of Netflix for video games it can take a much stronger course, leaving mobile devices to bet on its first title for computers, according to a recent job offer from the company.
The company is looking for a director to Los Angeles United States, that he is capable of leading a new work team and developing a “new AAA game for PC”, with which they seek to captivate a larger gaming audience.
“Creating a great game that players want to come back to repeatedly is our primary goal – you will be able to create, ship, and run a game without any competitive design restrictions due to monetization,” the offer details.
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Although the details of the game that the streaming platform has in mind are not yet known, the job offer reveals some points that it would be targeting when making the leap to PC, where games have much higher standards than on cell phones.
Among the skills a director should have is experience working on first-person and third-person shooters, ever-evolving “live service” games, and rapid prototyping in Unreal Enginegraphic engine for the creation of titles.
They are also looking for someone who knows how to work on the development of a multiplayer mode, both cooperative and competitive.
One point that stands out is that Netflix It will not put “design restrictions” on the director on monetization issues, since the company’s video games do not have internal payment systems such as ads or micro transactions.
All these requirements give a vision of what the company would have in mind with its first PC video game, wanting an experience that adapts to single player and online multiplayer based on a series or movie on the platform.
Along with this profile, the company is looking for other profiles such as a lead engineer who has experience in a “third-person action RPG.”
Also, a while ago Netflix has added personnel with time working in the industry such as the former director of Overwatch, Chacko Sonnywho leads the study located in The Angels. Also, having a studio in Helsinki and buying other developer companies in the last two years.
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So far, the company only has experiences on mobile devices, both for cell phones and tablets, which can be accessed with any subscription to the streaming service.
This is the list of those that are currently published
-Arcanium, Rise of Akhan: Roguelike card game and strategy.
-Asphalt Xtreme: Careers.
-Before Your Eyes: FPS adventure that works with blinks.
-Bowling Ballers: Infinite bowling race.
-Card Blast: Casual poker.
-Dominoes Cafe: Casual dominoes.
-Dungeon Dwarves: Ultimate Dungeon Clicker.
-Dragon Up: Adventure game.
– Exploding Kittens: Strategy with cards.
-Hextech Mayhem, A League of Legends Story: Rhythmic runs.
-Into the Breach: Turn-based strategy.
-Into the Dead 2, Unleashed: Action shooter.
-Knittens: Three 3 line puzzle game.
-Krispee Street: Hidden objects game.
– Mahjong Solitaire: Matching game.
-moonlighter: Action adventure / Store management.
-Poinpy: Platforms for vertical ascent.
– Relic Hunters, Rebels: Side action.
-Shatter Remastered: Retro game of breaking blocks.
-Shooting Hoops: Use darts to push basketballs into hoops.
-Stranger Things 1984: Retro adventure.
– Stranger Things 3, The Game: Retro cooperative adventure.
– Teeter (Up): Physics puzzle game.
-This is a True Story: Narrative puzzle game.
-Townsmen, A Kingdom Rebuilt: Builder of cities.
-Wonderpuff Forever: Simulator of Mini-Golf.