Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Netflix’s next three games target the casual market

Netflix continues to make inroads into video games with three new titles aimed at casual viewers. However, most people in the world still can’t try the service.

As reported by TechCrunchNetflix subscribers from Spain, Italy and Poland will have access to three new games starting today: Shooting Hoops, Teeter Up and CardBlast.Users in these regions are new to the Netflix app[ゲーム]You can find the title in the tab, but only on Android devices.

Users do not have to pay extra to access Netflix games. The games added today do not include ads or in-app purchases. This is in line with Netflix’s previous detailed mobile gaming strategy.

This project is still in the experimental Netflix stage. “I think it’s time to learn more about how members value the game,” said the streaming giant this summer. For now, the company is primarily focused on mobile games and interactive shows like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.

Netflix has previously launched an early version of this service in Poland for subscribers using Android devices. The library originally contained Stranger Things: The Game and Stranger Things 3: The Game.

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Earlier this year, Netflix reportedly approached industry veterans to help the company expand into video games. They finally welcomed veteran video game executive Mike Verdu as the new vice president of Netflix game development.

On the TV side, Netflix is ​​also interested in video game properties. Following The Witcher’s Season 1 success, Netflix is ​​also investing in shows based on Sonic the Hedgehog, Assassin’s Creed, Resident Evil and more.

Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant..