Is Netflix to enter the gaming world? Here's what you should know
According to a media report, Netflix has been offering games like Apple's online subscription offering. One of them might be Apple Arcade.
Netflix wants to enter the gaming world by offering a bundle of games, and that's why they are looking for executives to expand their streaming business with video games as that sector has intense competition from other OTT platforms.
As the Covid cases increase, the lockdown and restrictions letting people stay at home. At this time, a huge rise in the gaming section has been seen. Netflix has recently asked for executives and approached many gaming industries.
Netflix has a past record of experimenting with different things like launching programs like Black Mirror or You vs Wild. They have also rolled out games based on Stranger Things and Money Heist.
The report said that Netflix has discussed it rolling a bundle of games, and Apple Arcade is one of them. They have also mentioned that there will be no advertisements, though we don't know much of the strategy.
Apart from all this, Netflix is planning to expand its video-streaming subscription with N-tier, giving access to podcasts, custom TV show playlists, and behind-the-scenes content, among other things. We don't know much about it.