Netflix is currently growing interested in a video game venture. The Los Gatos-based streaming company eyes to expand its service and this time, with an additional source of entertainment for a different kind of audience.
Netflix is 'Excited' Over its Video Game Expansion Plan
According to a report by The Information, the video-viewing platform will start to enter the video games industry through an arcade service inspired by Apple. Moreover, the report said that the company is seeking someone who will be in charge of supervising things that involve the expansion.
An anonymous person who knows the situation shared that the Californian firm is indeed persevering to meet its plans that will benefit not only those usual watchers but also those who are fond of gaming.
Additionally, the mentioned Apple Arcade-like game will come in the bundle--as Netflix wants to launch the games through a subscription, which it presently implements to users who want to stream movies, videos, documentaries, animes, and other related media.
More importantly, there is a big chance that we could see a brighter future that will arrive soon. According to the spokesperson from Netflix, the company is "excited" toward its plans that will bring more "interactive entertainment" to the public especially to the fans.
"Our members value the variety and quality of our content. It's why we've continually expanded our offering - from series to documentaries, film, local language originals, and reality TV," the spokesperson said in an interview.
The representative added that the users are also more enticed to several Netflix films such as "You v. Wild" and "Bandersnatch,"--or those video games that could be adopted from the famous series like "To All the Boys," "Stranger Things," and "La Casa de Papel (Money Heist)."
Netflix's Previous Involvement in Game Entertainment
According to Forbes' report on Sunday, May 23, Netflix's plans to access the world of videogames are not new anymore. Previously, the streaming giant has released an interactive game based on the user's decision such as the "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" show.
In addition, it has unveiled its own "Stranger Things" videogame which borrows concepts and designs from the original supernatural, science-fiction television series.
Over the past years, we have witnessed how Netflix let us see the beauty of some films based on video games such as "Resident Evil," "The Witcher," and "Sonic the Hedgehog."
What Games Should Netflix Adapt and Not Adapt?
According to a list provided by CBR, here are some of the video games which should Netflix bring to its platform:
"Punch-Out: Megalo Box"
"God of War"
"Metal Slug" franchise
"Sly Cooper" franchise
Below is a list of games that Netflix shouldn't adapt as a tv series due to certain reasons:
"Ghost N' Goblins"
"Jak and Daxter" franchise
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Written by Joseph Henry