Netflix makes its gaming ambitions clear: The ‘time is right’ to expand into games – Ben Patterson

Just a week after scooping up a veteran gaming exec, Netflix confirmed that it’s poised to move into the gaming market, and that it will offer games to subscribers at “no additional cost.”

As reported by Variety, Netflix said it was in the “early stages of further expanding into games, building on our earlier efforts around interactivity (e.g., Black Mirror Bandersnatch) and our Stranger Things games.” The statement arrived in a shareholder letter released alongside Netflix’s lackluster earnings report for the second quarter, which showed the streaming giant is experiencing stagnating subscriber growth.

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