Netflix expands Ubisoft partnership with exclusive Assassin’s Creed game

Netflix has announced an expanded partnership with French game publishing giant Ubisoft. The pair had already been in collaboration to develop a live-action series based on the popular Assassin’s Creed videogame franchise, but revealed further collaboration at the publisher’s Ubisoft Forward event.  This latest announcement comes with the reveal of three games to bolster Netflix’s […]

Netflix hires former Facebook and EA exec to lead videogame push

Netflix has confirmed reports that it is eyeing a move into videogames with the hire of former Facebook and EA exec Mike Verdu. The company has appointed Verdu, who most recently worked at Facebook, as its VP of game development to report into COO Greg Peters. Reports emerged earlier this year that Netflix was “excited […]