Netflix rolls out mobile games to subscribers on Android

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A smartphone with the Netflix logo is seen connected a keyboard successful beforehand of displayed "Streaming service" words successful this illustration taken March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) connected Tuesday rolled retired its mobile games globally to members with Android devices, exploring caller crushed arsenic contention stiffens connected the video streaming pioneer's location turf.

Users volition lone necessitate a Netflix subscription to play those games and determination volition beryllium nary further fees oregon in-app purchases, the institution said. (https://bit.ly/3GJCBwp)

Offering games for escaped to existent subscribers echoes the strategy Netflix utilized erstwhile moving from a concern of DVDs-by-mail to streaming movies.

Its determination into gaming was announced successful July, arsenic the institution faced a crisp slowdown successful caller customers aft years of accelerated expansion, a pandemic-fueled roar successful 2020 and searing contention from the likes of Disney+ and HBO Max. https://reut.rs/3mEjBY6

Netflix has already introduced its games similar "Stranger Things: 1984", "Stranger Things 3: The Game", "Card Blast", "Teeter Up" and "Shooting Hoops" titles connected Android to Netflix members successful Spain, Italy and Poland.

The streaming elephantine besides bought video crippled creator Night School Studio successful September and rolled retired 5 mobile gaming titles successful prime European markets. (https://reut.rs/2Yd1X4q)

Reporting by Tiyashi Datta successful Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath

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