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Netflix Takes First Steps into Mobile Gaming




By Sam Boughedda

Investing.com — Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:) said Tuesday it is taking its first steps into mobile games by launching Netflix games worldwide. 

The video streaming powerhouse is offering five mobile games to members: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game (BonusXP), Shooting Hoops (Frosty Pop), Card Blast (Amuzo & Rogue Games), and Teeter Up (Frosty Pop).

Netflix’s VP of Game Development Mike Verdu said the company wants to build a library of games that offers something for everyone. 

All users will need to access the games is a Netflix subscription and Android device, with some games available to play offline. However, there was no mention of the games being available over Apple devices.

Netflix shares spiked to $681.81 on the news, before quickly falling back. They are trading down 0.19% as o f mid-afternoon, at $679.90, but off of the $673.86 low of the day.

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