Netflix Is Beta Testing Their Game Streaming Service in Poland

As part of its video games strategy, Netflix is currently testing the integration of mobile titles into its service.
The test is currently only available to Netflix subscribers in Poland and includes just two games — Stranger Things: 1984 and Stranger Things 3 — according to Netflix’s Twitter account.
The Netflix app for Android users now contains links to the two games, which will take users to the Google Play Store, where they can install them at no additional charge.
Netflix reiterated that its games will be free of ads and in-app purchases, and are included in its paid subscription plan.
We have a lot of work to do in the months ahead, but this is the first step,” Netflix Geeked wrote.
It’s an incremental step, but it gives a better idea of what Netflix has planned for its long-rumored entry into the games market.
Earlier this year, reports surfaced that Netflix would be ramping up its efforts in the games space following the success of both the mobile Stranger Things titles and its interactive shows like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.
Additionally, the company attracted attention by hiring former Facebook and EA executive Mike Veru to its newly created position of VP of game development.
Shortly after, in its financial results, the company briefly discussed its plans for its games business, revealing that it would initially focus on ad-free, IAP-free mobile games.
A Stadia-like game streaming service has been rumored to be in the works by Microsoft, but this is unlikely in view of the company’s creative and logistical strengths.

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