Games will be included at no added cost with a Netflix subscription.
netflix cost have been rising even before gaming. Let's see how long they go before the cost starts ballooning
Well, it makes sense right? More licenses, servers, etc. Of course the prices are going to rise.
It looks like Netflix wants to be 'the Netflix of games'!
I think most movie budgets end up being on par or more than most AAA movies. So it might not be all that much of a risk, but may just come at the cost of another TV show/Movie that would have been in that budget. That said, I'm not convinced this is going to go very well.
Yup this is a bad move, will hurt them financially in the long run
No added cost as of yet but give it time and the subscription will jump up yet again especially with games being added.
exactly. I remember when netflix was 6.99. Now look at it. With the cost constantly rising. And now that the pandemic is on the tailend, I expect them to announce they'll start borrowing again as the subs start to drop. And of course, the people that stick around with pick up the tab.
you are thinking back to when they were disc to home only. They have different tiers of service and you can still get the disc only service but now I think it is $7.99 (9.99 for dvd & bluray). And each price level denotes different features. They have raised their rates, but not "constantly rising" like you say. And usually when they change rates is to create another tier of service. So in your example, they went from 6.99 to 7.99 for the basic disc service but at the same time added a bluray/dvd tier for $9.99. They have done the same for the streaming side as well. $1 increase but also expanded tiers for quality of content and number of tv's... etc. When they added streaming, it started off at 7.99 (when disc was still 6.99) and over time it got an increase to 8.99 but they also created a higher tier that [was] 12.99 for hd content and two tv. That tier is now 13.99. https://www.businessinsider...
If it does well, they may opt to create a new tier that bundles the movies / games and then keep the existing tier for movies only. Right ow it sounds like they are just testing the waters. They cant make a new tier without knowing who all is interested. So the no extra cost is an easy way to test that. As for the other price hikes... mine only went up $1 since joining. That really isnt huge when you consider that licensing content can be $$$ and they are also creating their own.
Price going up is fine as long as it is treated as a separate service. Otherwise there's going to be a lot of pissed off customers if they wind up jacking up the rates to cover gaming that they'll never touch.
I doubt they'll force people into the gaming aspect of their service. It will be a seperate element that you can opt into.
I almost think they will make some true free to play games and lock some of their games behind a premium pay wall. The free games are to entice you to sub for the other ones.
Netflix please don’t! Did you not see what happened with stadia!
Just what everyone wanted from Netflix.
There is a rumor that Sony and Netflix is teaming up…that could make things interesting to say the least.
Not a chance
Actually its VERY likely with PS5 controller icons and Ghost of Tshushima icons appearing in the Netflix app data.
And considering Sony recently formed a partnership with Netflix worth billions to exclusively stream their movies starting with their 2022 releases, more wood for the fire...
Ghost of Tsushima and a playstation logo was found on the Netflix code.
Yup psnow/Netflix, Sony's answer to games pass. To bad people don't want to stream games.
I just think if there's any truth to it, it will jus the an amped up version of PSNow bundled into a new tier of Netflix.
Why do this? If Netflix wants to add games, the price will eventually go up AGAIN. Netflix should not force games on their platform, and make consumers pay for something many of us don't want or need. Gamers already have ways to play their games. We don't need Netflix doing it too. Unless they are bringing PS5 games to the platform I have 0 interest(that is a JOKE OF COARSE PS5 GAMES WONT BE ON NETFLIX, I just haven't found a MSRP PS5 yet, and want one) they should have a pricing system one with games one without.
Destin talked about a rumor that ps games would come to netflix as well. Thats a good idea for sony to invest in cause everybody has netflix. Sony would make bank off that.
If it makes money it makes sense.
So long as they let me opt out of this trash when they try to start justifying more price hikes. Won’t catch me paying more for service just because you padded it with shovelware mobile games
Wiith more then 200 millions subscribers...This was just a matter of time. But i think they are searching for a partnership....
Games as a Service...Hmmmm!?
The future is here!!! There's a rumor Sony is partnering with them. It make sense movie games on a movie service lol jk jk.
chiefJohn1176h ago(Edited 6h ago) The future is here!!! There's a rumor Sony is partnering with them. It make sense movie games on a movie service lol jk jk.*** Yeah also as dumb as a PS 5 partner https://en.wikipedia.org/wi... ***PlayStation In October 2020, Scott announced he was joining the PlayStation team as a Strategic Creative Partner to promote the PlayStation 5 console. Together, they released special merchandise, which includes a previously unseen version of Nike Dunk Lows. They also uploaded a special unboxing video of the PlayStation 5 console to YouTube. The video features footage of Scott playing the console alongside fans, a piano performance by James Blake, and a tribute to Pop Smoke.*** having a Live Concert in Fortnite, pulling a 12m audience, with a youtube viewing figure of 162+million https://www.youtube.com/wat... #TravisScott #KidCudi #FORTNITE Travis Scott and Fortnite Present: Astronomical (Full Event Video) 162,274,630 viewsApr 26, 2020*** Never going to happen. Don't believe the hype people. lolol
This cant die soon enough.
All you whiners about price.. nobody is making you subscribe. Just cancel if it’s too much for you and move along ffs.
It's funny how people are trashing this subscription service lol. The original top dog at that. Is anyone forcing you. You get hundreds of TV shows, 1000s of movies, and now they are putting out a lot of original content. You know exclusives. What's the problem lol? Let's keep this same energy if any other services raise their prices. Don't like it, then all of you know what you can do. No one is forcing you to do jack. The goalpost will shift of course when your favorite service does that.
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