Netflix is planning to enter the Gaming Industry apart from Television and Movie Industry: The gaming industry is a rapidly growing industry where it is currently trillion dollars industry. The gaming industry is not about playing games only but also covers game development, publishing, and many more things. Also, a part of gaming is esports where players played the game professionally, participate in tournaments, events, leagues even franchise leagues. The Esports scenario of the gaming has grown show much where a large number of the games introduced the esports side of the game.
Gaming is not just about wasting time or passing the time of your daily routine, it is a career opportunity for many people. There are thousands of people there who make their careers in the gaming industry. Esports, the competitive side of gaming, has been recognized as sports where gamers are treated the same as the other athletes of sports. There is no doubt that Gaming is the next big thing in the coming years. Competitive gaming has become very famous in recent times where almost all famous video games are looking to organize Esports tournaments with huge prize pools, to attract all the talented Esports athletes.
Netflix is one of the biggest OTT (Over-the-top media) platforms where millions of users use this platform to watch movies, series, tv shows, and many more. Netflix has recently announced that they will be expanding their horizon towards the gaming department in the coming times. This is not the first time when Netflix move its focus on Games. In the past 1 year, they have brought a web series on Dota 2 one of the most popular MOBA games. The big move is seen with the hiring of Former EA sports and Facebook executive, Mike Verdu who will lead the initiative for Netflix. Within the next year, we should safely see Netflix entering the Gaming Industry, which will be exciting to see what they bring for the audience.