As a result of a recent data mining In the Netflix app, It has been reported that some PlayStation images have been surfaced, suggesting that some kind of partnership between the companies may be on the way. data miner Steve Moser claimed to have found images related to PlayStation products in the code of Netflix’s iOS app and shared his findings on Twitter. Images include DualSense control levers and Ghost of Tsushima images, a logo that reads ‘N Game’ and a shark fin icon.
According to Moser’s claim, “Shark” is the codename for Netflix’s game project, and that these images together could potentially be “could be an indication of a partnership” with Sony. However, it is not yet clear what form such a partnership might take.
Moser’s findings demonstrate that Netflix can expand beyond TV and film to add games to its catalog within the next year. Netflix’s former EA and Facebook executive as part of this breakthrough Mike Verdu
A recent Bloomberg report stating that it had hired as vice president of game development had already hinted. Games will appear as their own type of content, such as documentaries and stand-up shows, Bloomberg said.
Rumors of Netflix’s interest in games have been around for a while, and in May a Netflix representative told TechRadar that the company’s ” excited to do more with interactive fun“.
It’s worth noting that Netflix and Sony already have a relationship that may have something to do with these images as well. earlier this year Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment has struck a deal that will allow Sony’s movies to only come to the streaming platform when they’re ready to be released in the US from 2022. This is the upcoming Uncharted and could potentially include the film adaptation of Chad Stahelski’s Ghost of Tsushima.
While these findings are interesting, Netflix’s plans for the game remain unclear at the moment, so it’s important to keep in mind that it’s still just guesswork. Bloomberg’s news, Netflix’s ” haven’t decided on a game development strategy yet“, so waiting to see where this leads is the only option we have . . .