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Earlier Netflix tried to join the gaming world with its TV series. Probably the most vivid example can become “choose your own adventure” – style film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. But The Verge notices in its original article that Netflix wants to expand its gaming borders with a new bundle for Netflix subscribers, according to several reports over the past few days.

The Information was the first source to report that Netflix is hiring an executive to oversee new gaming efforts, and that the company is considering a bundle of games similar to Apple Arcade. (Hours later, Reuters corroborated that a gaming exec is a planned hire at Netflix.) The same source remarked that the company will have mercy on its users and will not include ads in the games. But The Information also wrote that Netflix’s plans are still “very much in flux”.

In a report published Monday, however, Axios shared more details from its own reporting. An Anxious gives us a hint not to exaggerate about the new service because it is reportedly going to be as “a smaller Apple Arcade” bundle that would include both licensed Netflix IP and games commissioned from indie studios. The service could be a ways out, though, “possibly launching in 2022.”

Netflix is still publicly aware from confirmation of its gaming plans, in a statement published by both The Information and Polygon, the company left the door open to the idea that it is indeed planning to do more with gaming:

Our members value the variety and quality of our content. It’s why we’ve continually expanded our offering — from series to documentaries, film, local language originals and reality TV. Members also enjoy engaging more directly with stories they love — through interactive shows like Bandersnatch and You v. Wild, or games based on Stranger Things, La Casa de Papel and To All the Boys. So we’re excited to do more with interactive entertainment.

Netflix has a potential to overcome itself and produce video games. This studio has more video games based titles than nobody else: Castlevania, Resident Evil, and The Witcher (which is one of Netflix’s biggest shows). Imagine Netflix developing an AAA game and soon releasing TV series based on this game. The circle will never stop.

Netflix seemed to be on its way in 2019 — it had partnered with Telltale Games on a secret Stranger Things game that died before it was announced, with a source telling The Verge that “Netflix was just getting into the space and didn’t really have a games group in place yet.”

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