Gamers, Assemble! The renowned media streaming platform Netflix is publicly testing its cloud gaming features. The OTT giant is bringing its games to selected TVs and will arrive on PC and Macs through its official website, in the next few weeks. The company has said that the limited beta is being rolled out to a small number of users, mainly subscribers from the UK and Canada.
As per the company’s new page, Oxenfree from Night School Studio and Molehew’s Mining Adventure will be the first two games that will be the part of initial testing cycle. Users can play these games using their smartphones as virtual controllers. Whereas, the PC and Mac users can use their keyboard and mouse to try out these games on Netflix.com. It is worth noting that Netflix has mentioned some supported devices for the initial testing, have a look at the list below:
- Amazon Fire TV Streaming Media Players
- Chromecast with Google TV
- LG TVs
- Nvidia Shield TV
- Roku devices and TVs
- Samsung Smart TVs
- Walmart ONN
The streaming giant has further said that this list will add additional devices soon. It is worth noting that Netflix introduced 55 titles since 2021, with around 40 more games making their way to the platform in 2023.
It would be interesting to see how users react to Netflix games. The big question remains whether or not it will turn out to be a successful decision or another Google Stadia in the long run. Given Netflix’s industry-leading streaming experience and content delivery network, we’ve got high hopes. Plus, the giant plans to offer these as a value-added service to its subscribers. Nonetheless, we’re excited to test cloud gaming on Netflix once it’s rolled out publicly.
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