In the blog post, Netflix notes that it’s a “limited” beta test, so it looks like it won’t be available to many people to begin with. (Netflix used that same “limited” language with the initial release in Canada and the United Kingdom.) As with the original test, the only two games available to stream are no oxen from Netflix’s own Night School Studio and another game titled Molehew’s mining adventure.
If you have access to the service, you will need to download the special Netflix control app. for your iPhone or Android device to play on your TV. (Netflix says streamed games work on “select devices,” including Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, Roku devices and TVs, and more.) On the web, you will be able to play with a mouse and keyboard. .
Netflix has steadily increased its game library and offerings as a way to offer more benefits to subscribers. The vast majority of its games are available on mobile devices, but the company has expressed interest in expanding beyond iOS and Android. According to a report on Monday of The Wall Street JournalThe company plans to release games based on its own successful franchises such as Squid Game, Wednesday, Extractionand black mirrorand had conversations with Take-Two about licensing a game from Grand Theft Auto series.