November 28, 2021

Netflix stepping into video games?

The streaming platform wants to get into video games. This news is circulating in media industry.  

Media reported that Netflix was searching for an executive to head up an expansion into video games, according to a report published report. The report suggests Netflix has approached multiple “veteran game industry executives” regarding the position, which would expand its efforts in video games.

The report said that Netflix was considering a “bundle” of games available via a subscription, like Apple Arcade; the Apple bundle launched in 2019 with a number of exclusive (and timed exclusive) games.

A Netflix spokesperson told Polygon the company is “excited to do more with interactive entertainment.”

The streaming platform has experimented with interactive video experiences and video games in the past.