Netflix has included a few games that their users with a valid subscription can get access to for free ad play without any extra charge. This new feature was released for android nearly a week ago and is now available for iOS devices too.
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Netflix is a well-established multinational company that provides streaming services across the nation. It offers web series, documentaries, specials, movies, and TV shows to watch from with a huge library of choices. This recent movie about Netflix Games might not seem huge as of now but is surely a step towards something new and big in the future. The current selection of games and quality is low and not up to modern expectations but there is no denying that it will expand in the future.
Now let’s talk about the games that are available on Netflix Games as of early November 2021.
Netflix Games Library
Among the few games that are offered by Netflix, can be played offline while some are online-only. The six games available now are Bowling Ballers, Shooting Hoops, Card Blast, Teeter (Up), Stranger Things 3: The Game, Stranger Things: 1984. Let’s take a brief look at what they have to offer.
1) Bowling Ballers
This game is available exclusively for Netflix users. The game is an endless bowling runner that has a level-based mode. Instead of avoiding the objects, hitting them is the key. The game mechanics include flying, skateboarding, and more. The gameplay is simple yet intuitive.
2) Shooting Hoops
This game is available exclusively for Netflix users. This is basically a basketball mini-game with darts. Fire darts in the right direction to push the basketball through the hoop. It features a one-tap shooting mechanism, power-ups, wacky physics, and unlockable balls of different kinds.
3) Card Blast
This game is available exclusively for Netflix users. This is a fast-paced poker game targeted at casual players. This puzzle card game requires both skills and luck to win. The game also has powerful abilities called Boosts to achieve higher scores. Boosts power-up abilities include Nuke, Freeze, and Rocket. Card blast has both single-player and multiplayer support.
4) Teeter (Up)
This game is available exclusively for Netflix users. The game lets you maneuver a platform to guide a ball into a hole. There are no actual enemies to mess up your play as the only enemies that the game features are the good old gravity and laws of physics. Teeter combines impeccable level designs and innovative game mechanics to spice up the gameplay and provide challenges.
The features are enhanced controls for 3D Touch supported devices, shake the phone for surprises (easter egg), 150 interesting levels, well-balanced game mechanics, accurate physics, beautiful graphics, and level design, simple tap and hold controls and you can also compete with your friends.
5) Stranger Things: 1984
This game is available exclusively for Netflix users. Are you a fan of the popular Netflix show Stranger Things? Then you will definitely love playing this game. Join the Hopper and the kids’ squad and cruise around Hawkins and the Upside Down. The retro-looking game and level designs paired with exciting missions will give you the real feel.
The action-adventure experience from 1984 and explores Hawking and its surroundings. The game features a lot of fan-favorite locations like Mirkwood Forest, Hawkins lab, and even the Upside down. Explore and uncover exciting unknown locations, there are a lot of collectibles, and solve puzzles with your favorite characters.
Each character has unique abilities, like Nancy with a huge collection of bats, Lucas with his Wrist Rocket that nails anything and alike. Also, don’t miss out on the Eggos and Gnomes to collect, you never know what slick thing you may unlock.
6) Stranger Things 3: The Game
This one is the only one in today’s list that is not exclusive to Netflix users as the game has been out for many platforms for a long time now. The game features pixelated and retro-looking Hawkins and has 12 playable characters from the Stranger Things 3 roster. Play through familiar events, uncover never-seen-before mysteries and secrets. The game mechanics will surely give you a nostalgic classic game vibe.
Teamwork is essential in the game, just like in the series. Players can team up in local two-player co-op and unburden mysteries in the world of Hawkins, solve puzzles, fight enemies, and more.
Though it is a small step by Netflix and a compact library of game choices, the process will widen in the near future. The library will surely expand with the success and there’s a possibility of Netflix, as a company, to enter the gaming culture along with its rival Amazon Prime, which offers a lot more currently (Streaming, games, twitch prime, games drop, music fast and no cost deliveries and much more).
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