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Netflix teams up with Ubisoft to bring three exclusive mobile games to the platform

Although recent reports suggest that Netflix subscribers have shown little interest in its mobile game offerings, it doesn't seem like the streaming giant will give up on the vertical anytime soon. Netflix has now announced a partnership with Ubisoft to bring three exclusive mobile games to subscribers next year, including a new Assassin's Creed title. The...

Netflix’s ad-supported tier could go live on November 1

It looks like Netflix is feeling the heat, as there are reports that it's moving up the release of its ad-supported to November. The company is pushing for an earlier release date, in part, to debut ahead of the ad-supported offering from Disney Plus, which is set to launch on December 8. Netflix was originally planning...

Netflix’s ad-supported tier could end up costing $7 to $9 a month

For the longest time, Netflix refused to offer an ad-supported tier like its competitors. But the company changed its tune when it lost customers for the first time in ten years, with CEO Reed Hastings stating the company was “quite open to offering even lower prices with advertising, as a consumer choice.” In June, Co-CEO Ted...

Netflix looks to build its gaming community with upcoming features

It has been a long road for Netflix. The company started out renting DVDs by mail and eventually transitioned its business to become the world's first successful movie streaming service. It remains the most popular option but it is losing subscribers, and its competitors are quickly catching up. Last year, the company added mobile games...

Some content might be available ad-free on Netflix’s upcoming ad-supported tier

In a bid to attract more subscribers, Netflix is currently working on a cheaper, ad-supported tier. Although the company has not revealed much about the upcoming tier so far, recent reports suggest that it might not give users access to all of Netflix's content library. In addition, we've learned that users on the ad-supported tier...

The ad-supported Netflix tier might limit the app’s functionality

Netflix is one of the most popular TV streaming services available out there. What started as a basic DVD rental platform eons ago has slowly grown into a more diverse entertainment hub. The company now has its own original catalog of series and movies. That's not to mention the dozens of exclusive mobile games it...

Disney Plus is getting a price increase, ad-supported tier coming soon

Disney has announced plans to increase its Disney Plus subscription service from $7.99 to $10.99 a month. The increase results from an operating loss amounting to $1.1 billion for Q3 2022. While this might sound alarming, Disney has previously stated that the service will continue to operate at a loss until 2024. Despite its loss, the...

Shocker: Netflix subscribers aren’t actually interested in the company’s mobile games

Our digital world has been increasingly becoming subscription-based. One-time purchases are slowly fading away -- as they make way for recurring fees, which give customers access to certain catalogs of content. Netflix is a subscription service that goes back to DVD rental days. Since then, the company has evolved and attempted to adapt to the...

Netflix adds an external Sign Up button to its iOS app

Apple is infamous for the high commission fees it charges developers. For the unfamiliar, devs have to pay the Cupertino tech overlord 30% of every user subscription done through the App Store. After a year, this rate drops to 15% -- which is still a relatively expensive processing fee. This pressured companies like Netflix and...

Netflix’s upcoming ad-supported tier won’t give you access to all the content on the platform

Netflix has implemented a two-pronged strategy to boost its revenue in the coming months. The streaming platform is looking to charge users extra for sharing their passwords, and it's working on a cheaper ad-supported subscription plan to attract new subscribers. While the company has already started testing the former with some users in Latin America,...

Netflix to charge some users in Latin America more for sharing their passwords

Netflix launched over a decade ago, and it's one of the most popular TV streaming services out there. It has evolved and attempted to adapt to the changing times -- through different strategies and offerings. What started as a DVD rental platform now has its own catalogue of original content, which it offers digitally. Recently,...

Netflix rolls out spatial audio support for select original shows and movies

After rolling out Spatial Audio support for the iPhone and iPad in August last year, Netflix is now making the feature available to more users. The streaming giant has partnered with Sennheiser to convert surround sound mixes into a spatial audio representation, which can now be played through any stereo speaker or headphone. According to Netflix,...