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Netflix announces five games, will be available across globe for Android users

The games were first published for Android, and users may access them via the dedicated games row or games page on their mobile devices.

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New Delhi, First Published Nov 3, 2021, 8:00 PM IST
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Netflix, the world's largest streaming service, has finally added games to its platform. The streaming service revealed five new games for Android customers around the globe. The game includes Stranger Things: 1984, Stranger Things 3: The Game, Teeter Up, Shooting Hoop and Card Blast. The games were first published for Android, and users may access them via the dedicated games row or games page on their mobile devices. On tablets, users may look at these games via a drop-down menu and then download them via Google Play. Once downloaded, the games will be accessible immediately from the Netflix app.

While the games are now only accessible for Android, Netflix promises they are on their way to iOS users. Netflix does not charge any extra fees for the mobile games available on its platform. In addition, the firm does not serve advertisements or have in-app purchases to sell games through its platform. Some Netflix games may even be played when not connected to the internet. All of this is thought to be a test run for Netflix, which may someday leverage gaming as a source of additional cash. Netflix games are accessible in a variety of languages. This implies that users will be able to access games in Indian languages such as Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, and Tamil, among others.

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These games are no longer accessible on Netflix's Kids profile. To play games on their smartphone, users must enter the PIN they have selected for kid protection. Netflix launched its foray into gaming in July. While the results call, the business told investors that it saw gaming as a new content category.

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