Netflix to build new gaming studio in Finland

Netflix launches gaming studio
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Let the games begin! On Monday, Netflix announced its intention to add a gaming studio to its current "production and streaming powerhouse," CNN Business reports.

Amir Rahimi, the Netflix VP of Game Studios, revealed that the new studio will be "built from scratch" in Helsinki, Finland, and Marko Lastikka formerly an executive at Zynga and Electronic Arts will be the studio director. Rahimi explained that Helinski is also home to Next Games, which was acquired by the streamer earlier in the year as part of its ongoing push into gaming.

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