Spry Fox becomes Netflix’s sixth in-house game studio, following Night School Studio, Next Games and Boss Fight Entertainment.
Spry Fox, developer of Cozy Grove, Triple Town, Alphabeaver and Road Not Taken has been acquired by Netflix. The award-winning studio will continue to create engaging games for the gaming community.
David Edery, CEO and co-founder of Spry Fox, said that the studio’s existing games will still be able to load and play on the platform normally. Everyone in Spry Fox has focused on creating Cozy Grove 2, a well-funded MMO game.
Creative Director at Spry Fox, Daniel Cook commented: “When David and I founded Spry Fox 12 years ago, our goal was to create games that best serve gamers. The company’s game team will support to bring happiness to the players. After much negotiation, we are all excited about joining Netflix as an in-house game studio and building great games together.”
Amir Rahimi, Vice President of Game Studios at Netflix added: “We aim to create games with a studio that has values, a relentless focus on player fun, and is aligned with the company’s direction. company. Our game-making journey has only just begun, but I’m proud of the foundational work we’ve been doing building internally. The company is committed to providing the best possible game experience to make its mark on the player community.”
Netflix acquired Night School Studio in September 2021. It announced plans in March 2022. Later in the month, Netflix also acquired Texas-based mobile game developer Boss Fight Entertainment. Netflix opened a mobile game studio in Helsinki, Finland in September 2022 and a new studio in southern California in October 2022. It expects to have more than 50 games in 2022.