Netflix Joining the Mobile Game Trend with Five New Games

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People love to play games and one way to do it is through mobile gaming. With the nonstop rise of mobile games, streaming giant Netflix is joining the trend with its own titles. This week it launched five new mobile games. It’s the start of what the company hopes to become a library of games for everyone.

The games available and released on Android are:

    • Join Hopper and the kids in taking on missions around Hawkins and the Upside Down in this stylized retro adventure filled with collectibles.
    • Fight your way across a pixelated Hawkins as 12 playable characters from Stranger Things 3.
  • Shooting Hoops (Frosty Pop)
    • A basketball with a dart gun attached because why not?
    • Exclusive for Netflix members.
  • Card Blast (Amuzo & Rogue Games)
    • Create a winning hand in a fast-paced poker experience that’s perfect for casual players.
    • Exclusive for Netflix members.
  • Teeter Up (Frosty Pop)
    • Maneuver a platform to guide a ball into a hole.
    • Exclusive for Netflix members.

In a post, Netflix VP for Game Development Mike Verdu revealed the additional details of this new venture:

  • Level 1: Your Netflix Membership Is Your All-Access Pass
    • All players need is a Netflix subscription.
    • There are no ads, no additional fees, and no in-app purchases.
  • Level 2: Available on Android Everywhere
    • Players can access the mobile games on Android devices when they log into their Netflix profile.
      • Members on mobile phones see a dedicated games row and games tab where they can select any game to download.
      • Members on the tablet see a dedicated games row or can select games from the categories drop-down menu to download and play.
  • Level 3: Players Around the World Welcome
    • The mobile games are available in many languages that Netflix supports.
    • If the local language is not yet available, games default to English.
  • Level 4: And Yes, That Means Every Profile on Your Account
    • Members can play games on multiple mobile devices with the same account.
  • Level 5: Adults Only
    • The games won’t be available on kids' profiles.
  • Level 6: No Connection? No Problem!
    • While some mobile games may require an internet connection, others are available offline.
  • Level 7: We’re Catering to Every Kind of Player
    • Just like its series, films, and specials, Netflix wants to design games for any level of play and every kind of player.

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