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Is Netflix Games Included In Subscription? How To Play?

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November 3, 2021

Netflix is rolling out its gaming service globally but people who are looking forward to it have several questions in their mind such as how to play games on Netflix or whether the service is included in the existing subscription or do they need to buy a new one.

In this article, we shall be discussing some of these queries so you can get a hassle free experience on your device.

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Netflix Gaming Service

The first thing that users need to is that the games would be available in the Netflix app on Android phones and tablets only (for now). At launch, only these five games would be available:

  • Stranger Things: 1984
  • Stranger Things 3
  • Shooting Hoops
  • Card Blast
  • Teeter Up

But Netflix plans to add more games to the roster gradually. The service will be available in over 190 countries including the US and Canada. But let’s discuss other important questions here.

Is There An Additional Fee For Netflix Games?

No. All you need is an active Netflix subscription to its streaming service to access the games. There are no ads, additional fees, or microtransactions in the games.

How To Play Games On Netflix App?

Here’s how you can access Netflix Games:

  • Login to the Netflix app
  • Access Netflix Games from the homepage or the games tab
  • Select the game you want to to play
  • Download the game via your device’s app store
  • Play the game through the Netflix app

Please note that after selecting a title, you will be directed to the Google Play Store to install the games. But to sign in and play the game, an active Netflix membership is required.

Other Netflix Games FAQs

1. In which languages can I access Netflix Games?

Netflix Games is available in the different languages offered in the app, so your games will automatically default to the preference set in your Netflix profile. In case your preferred language is not yet available, the games will default to English.

2. Are the games available on Netflix Kids?

Netflix games are not available on kids profiles. In case you’ve set up a PIN to prevent kids from accessing adult profiles, that same PIN will be required in order to log in to Netflix and play the game on a device.

3. Do I need an active internet connection for playing Netflix Games?

While some mobile games may require an internet connection, others can be played offline.

4. Is Netflix Games available on iOS?

While iOS support is not available yet (at the time of launch), Netflix says it will roll out gaming service for Apple users “in the coming months.”

5. Will the games be available on different Netflix profiles?

Yes, every profile on a Netflix account will be able to access the games separately.

6. Can Netflix Games be accessed on multiple mobile devices?

All members will be able to play games on multiple mobile devices through an active Netflix subscription until you hit your device limit.

6. Can I use controller for Netflix Games?

Unfortunately, no wireless controller or mobile controller can be used to play Netflix Games as the app uses touch controls only.

I hope this helped with your queries. In case you have more questions, feel free to drop your comments!

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