The success of Disney+ might lead to more video game adaptations of Disney properties.
Recently, GamesIndustry.biz spoke to Walt Disney Games senior vice president Sean Shoptaw shortly after the unveiling of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, a new adaptation from Deus Ex developer Eidos Montreal. Interestingly, Shoptaw talks up the Disney+ subscription service as being able to pave the way for new video game adaptations of existing Disney-owned source material.
“It’s been incredible,” Shoptaw says of the success of Disney+. “From a games perspective, we’re certainly excited about that platform being a place to go showcase new IP that hopefully then will turn into experiences on the game side. So as the traditional film cycle did for us for many years, Disney+ will play that role in addition to the film slate, with new or dormant IP that gets a new life.”
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