Netflix rolls out video game subscription in Poland

Stranger things have happened

Netflix subscribers in Poland can now access two mobile games for free as the service trials video game expansion.

The two games, Stranger Things 3 and Stranger Things 1984, are both tie-ins with the Stranger Things Netflix original, and were paid releases on the Android and Apple app stores.

The Netflix Geeked Twitter account launched the trial, saying it was “very, very early days and we’ve got a lot of work to do in the months ahead, but this is the first step”.

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Netflix promised no ads as part of the subscription service, as well as no in-app purchases and no need to pay for the individual games.

After a few ‘interactive’ episodes of shows like Black Mirror, Netflix announced they would be moving into video game streaming eventually. Game development jobs have appeared on the Netflix website, and according to a report from Bloomberg, the company intends to introduce games to the platform within the year.

In related news, the Nintendo Switch recently got a new application in the form of Pokémon TV. Pokémon TV adds a lot of new Pokémon content to your Nintendo Switch, with plenty of classic cartoon episodes, series specials and even replays of top competitive championships to watch at your leisure.

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The app is free to download and available now on Nintendo Switch – but it’s also available on Android and iOS devices, too, with companion apps available on most digital stores.

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