Netflix has finally started implementing its plan to bring gaming content to the platform. The new feature is now only available in Poland, where subscribers of the popular streaming service can already play a few titles.
Starting today, Netflix users in Poland will be able to play Stranger Things: 1984 and Stranger Things 3 on their devices. “It’s very, very early days and we’ve got a lot of work to do in the months ahead, but this is the first step,” the announcement reads.
These games are included in the Netflix membership and contain no ads or in-app purchases.
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Today members in Poland can try Netflix mobile gaming on Android with two games, Stranger Things: 1984 and Stranger Things 3. It’s very, very early days and we’ve got a lot of work to do in the months ahead, but this is the first step. https://t.co/yOl44PGY0r
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) August 26, 2021
Netflix first announced its plans to expand into gaming earlier this summer. The company hired former EA, Zynga, and Facebook vet Mike Verdu as vice president of the new division. Later on, Netflix shared more details about the rollout, also citing Epic Games as one of its main competitors.