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Netflix launches mobile games for Android, with iOS ‘on the way’

Netflix announced on Tuesday the launch of a myriad of mobile games that all its subscribers can enjoy, as the streaming platform pushes forward with its plan to enter the video games market that were initially unveiled earlier in July. The newly released games will feature some of the company’s household names such “Stranger Things: […]

Netflix releases ‘Play Something’ for Android devices

There are at least 15,000 titles on Netflix, which is why choosing what to watch can be a daunting task.  However, the popular streaming site is officially making it easier, as the Play Something feature has been released for Android users.  While Netflix began testing the feature in April, the streaming giant has just launched the new tool globally […]

Here are the top viewed Netflix series and films this year

Have you ever wondered how many accounts are enjoying Netflix’s exclusive top content?  Well, Netflix co-founder and chief content officer Ted Sarandos shared the large data set on some of top viewed Netflix series and films during this year’s Code conference.  Based on the number of accounts that watched at least two minutes of the title during the […]

Netflix signs its biggest acquisition to date

Netflix has just marked its biggest acquisition to date, signing a deal with The Roald Dahl Story Company (RDSC) to start producing TV shows and films based on the author’s novels. The author who has sold more than 200 million copies internationally, including children’s classics such as Matilda, Charlie the Chocolate Factory, and the BFG […]

Netflix launches two Android games in Poland

Netflix is testing the waters before fully diving into the gaming industry. The streaming giant announced on Thursday that users in Poland on Android devices will get the chance to play two Stranger Things games. “Starting today, members in Poland can try Netflix mobile gaming on Android with two games, Stranger Things 1984 and Stranger […]

Netflix will introduce video games by 2022

Netflix has marked its first official attempt in stepping into the gaming industry, as it plans to move beyond the realm of film and television. The American streaming service and production company has enlisted the help of former Vice President of Facebook and Electronic Arts, Mike Verdu, to serve as the new head of game development.  The development initially surfaced by Bloomberg News on Wednesday, citing an anonymous inside source […]

Netflix releases cheaper mobile-only plan in Sub Saharan Africa

Popular streaming service Netflix is looking to bolster its position in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), with the release of a new, cheaper, and mobile-only subscription since smartphones are heavily used on the continent.   The new subscription will cost $3.99, which is almost 50 percent to 60 percent cheaper than their basic plan. According to the […]

Spielberg's Amblin to make several films a year for Netflix

Steven Spielberg, a filmmaker synonymous with big-screen enchantment, has set a new deal with Netflix in which his production company, Amblin Partners, will make multiple feature films per year for the streaming giant. The partnership, one long courted by Ted Sarandos, Netflix chief content officer, is a major get for the company that, amid increasing […]

Since Disney kicked off streaming wars, Netflix biggest winner

While the streaming wars have added many competitive services to Netflix, the result of the media’s shift to streaming may reinforce Netflix as the center of household entertainment. The start of the so called “war” started on Nov. 12, 2019, when Disney launched Disney+, kicking off media’s “assault” on Netflix, however, the latter shares have […]

Netflix claims victory over Disney’s streaming wars

Back in November 2019, Disney kicked of the so-called “streaming wars” on Netflix by launching its very own service dubbed Disney+, as it looked to take advantage of the media landscape’s shift into the online realm. Since then, AT&T’s HBO Max, Comcast NBCUniversal’s Peacock, Viacom CBS’ Paramount+, Discovery’s Discovery+ and AMC Networks’ AMC+ have all […]