GameFly's new streaming service wants to be Netflix for games

We still don’t have a true Netflix for games, but that isn’t stopping companies from trying. The latest is GameFly — the rental service that sends you games in the mail — which today is launching a new video game streaming service. As part of the announcement GameFly revealed that it has acquired streaming company Playcast, which will power the new service.

GameFly’s streaming service works a bit differently than something like Netflix. Instead of an all-you-can-play assortment of games for a fixed monthly price, users can rent bundles of games for $6.99 a month each. At launch there will be six bundles to choose from, each with seven games, and each based around a particular theme: you can rent a collection of different Lego games, for…

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Author: Andrew Webster

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