Netflix has been investing closely into gaming over the previous few years in its continued effort to develop into the Netflix of… nicely, the whole lot. Along with buying and constructing new sport studios, nabbing huge identify expertise, and transferring into cloud gaming, the streamer is making a concerted effort to make the Netflix app a aggressive vacation spot for subscription-based cellular gaming. Although as of now, lower than 1% of all Netflix customers reap the benefits of the service.
That hasn’t slowed down Netflix’s willpower within the house. Throughout this 12 months’s Geeked Week digital occasion, the corporate introduced a slew of latest titles coming to the Netflix cellular app in 2024.
Together with main bulletins and trailer premieres for a number of of its largest upcoming collection and films like Avatar: The Final Airbender, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, Stranger Issues, and The Umbrella Academy, Netflix has additionally shined a highlight on a number of of its largest video games coming to the Netflix cellular app, in addition to current releases like Oxenfree II: Misplaced Indicators and Slayaway Camp 2: Netflix and Kill.
Listed here are the most important sport bulletins and trailers from Netflix Geeked Week 2023.
If you happen to’ve by no means performed Supergiant’s peerless motion roguelite earlier than — or at all times needed to play it on cellular — Netflix has you coated. An iOS model of Polygon’s 2020 sport of the 12 months is coming quickly, solely to Netflix subscribers. Set in a gaudy, humorous, horny, and mysterious model of the Underworld of Greek delusion, Hades follows Zagreus, prince of the Underworld, as he tries and tries and tries once more (and once more, and once more) to flee his father’s area. With near-infinite permutations of weapons, abilities, and boons granted by your fellow gods, Hades by no means performs the identical twice, and it’ll robotically be the very best sport in Netflix’s catalog when it arrives there.
Braid: Anniversary Version
The long-awaited anniversary version of Jonathan Blow’s time-bending puzzle platformer, which was first introduced manner again in 2020, is lastly being launched in April of subsequent 12 months. If that weren’t sufficient, it’s additionally coming to the Netflix cellular app!
The Anniversary Version of the sport comes with a collection of latest options, together with the flexibility to modify between the outdated and new graphics at will and 15 hours of developer commentary from Blow himself and Frank Cifaldi of the Video Sport Historical past Basis.
Rooster Run: Eggstraction
Coming scorching on the tail (feather) of the long-awaited sequel Rooster Run: Daybreak of the Nugget, Aardman Animations has introduced Rooster Run: Eggstraction — a top-down, actual time stealth motion sport set shortly after the occasions of the movie. You’ll hatch plans, assemble a crack workforce of hen commandos, improvise devices, and sneak into farms as you liberate complete flocks of latest recruits when the sport is launched in 2024.
Dying’s Door, the isometric action-adventure sport from Acid Nerve and quantity seven on our record of the very best video games of 2021, is coming to the Netflix cellular app. As a sword-wielding crow, you traverse the afterlife amassing souls for the Reaping Fee Headquarters. Suppose a barely simpler tackle Darkish Souls — although not that a lot simpler.
The trendy, neo-noir motion platformer Katana Zero can also be headed to Netflix cellular. You play as a katana-wielding amnesiac murderer as you hack and slash your manner via swaths of enemies, decelerate time, and dodge lethal assault as you bob and weave your manner via a dystopian neon-lit metropolis.
Considered one of Netflix’s largest worldwide hits is its Spanish heist thriller, which now will get this interactive spinoff from the in-house studio Netflix Tales. Dialogue selections and hacking minigames abound once you be a part of the unique Cash Heist crew within the theft that began all of it — La Perla de Barcelona. Like all of the video games based mostly on Netflix’s authentic exhibits and films, the Cash Heist sport will stay unique to Netflix subscribers when it releases quickly, alongside spinoff collection Berlin.
Shadow and Bone: Enter the Fold
Followers of Shadow and Bone are nonetheless ready on phrase of a doable third season of the fantasy thriller drama. However within the meantime, Netflix introduced a brand new narrative roleplaying sport set between the occasions of season 1 and a pair of, which is obtainable to play now on the Netflix cellular app. Discover the world of Grishaverse as Alina, Jesper, Sturmhond, and Basic Kirigan as you traverse the war-torn land of Ravka, meet acquainted faces, and make arduous selections in Shadow and Bone: Enter the Fold.
The Dragon Prince: Xadia
Due subsequent 12 months, The Dragon Prince: Xadia is a Diablo-style co-op motion role-playing sport with hack-and-slash fight and loot galore. It’s being made at Wonderstorm, the studio chargeable for the animated fantasy collection that’s one of many longest-running exhibits on Netflix (its sixth season debuts subsequent 12 months), so it ought to seize the present’s vibe completely. This one will probably be unique to Netflix on cellular at launch, however it’s getting a PC model too.