Netflix Might Release A Gaming Streaming Service, But It Isn’t Trying To Replace Your Console

Netflix is pushing deeper into the world of video games. It has 55 new games in development and now owns five internal game development studios. What’s next for Netflix’s big gaming push? It could be a streaming service not unlike Google Stadia or Amazon Luna.

Netflix gaming boss Mike Verdu said at a TechCrunch event this week that the company is “very seriously exploring a cloud gaming offering” for TV and PC. Netflix already releases games on mobile, but this new service would seemingly target those additional platforms.

“We’ll approach this the same way we did with mobile, which is start small, be humble, be thoughtful, and then build out. But it is a step we think we should take to meet members where they are, on the devices where they consume Netflix,” Verdu said, as reported by VGC.

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Author: Eddie Makuch