Netflix hopes to develop and sell video games but it’s a very risky business venture. Photo: Getty Images
Netflix hopes to develop and sell video games but it’s a very risky business venture. Photo: Getty Images

Netflix to enter video game business by adapting hit shows like Stranger Things; critics doubt it will pay off

  • Having strong intellectual property and deep pockets is no guarantee of success at developing games. Disney failed three times before turning to game makers
  • Moreover, Amazon, Google and Facebook have poured hundreds of millions of US dollars into gaming in the past decade without becoming big players

Netflix hopes to develop and sell video games but it’s a very risky business venture. Photo: Getty Images
Netflix hopes to develop and sell video games but it’s a very risky business venture. Photo: Getty Images
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