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Only 1% of Netflix subscribers are playing its mobile games

Only 1% of Netflix subscribers are playing its mobile video games. That’s according to a recent report. Do you play Netflix mobile games?

Netflix games is a relatively new feature for subscribers, and to be fair, it’s a good addition in my opinion. Moreover, at no extra cost to the subscription price, you have access to a library of mobile games.

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However, as the title of this article suggests, there seem to be a lot of subscribers that don’t know about the additional service or at least, don’t care about it. Which is a shame. Granted, the library of games is relatively small at this time, but there are a few gems to be found.

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That being said, it does include two quite fun Stranger Things games, as well as other quirky titles that I probably would never have found without my Netflix subscription. The library features some jolly games that are a great way to pass a few minutes of boredom from time to time.

How many subscribers are playing Netflix Games?

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According to a report from Apptopia, Netflix has around 221 million subscribers. Unfortunately, only 1.7 million of those subscribers play its mobile games on a daily basis. This equals less than 1% of subscribers. Furthermore, only 23.3 million games have been downloaded since the service launched late last year.

Why is this happening?

While we can’t be sure, it might be safe to assume that a lot of subscribers don’t know about this service. A reason for this is that the games are not accessible on gaming consoles at this time. They are only accessible on mobile devices via the Netflix app.

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Perhaps if Netflix found a way to stream the mobile games from a gaming console to be used with a controller, it might bring in more players. However, I wouldn’t count on that ever happening.

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Where can I find Netflix Games?

Simply boot up the app and you will find “Games” at the bottom of the screen in-between “Home” and “New & Hot”. Then select the game of your choice and download it to your phone. Simples. Who knows, perhaps you might discover a hidden gem.

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