hiring a former EA and Facebook exec to lead the effort. With industry vet Mike Verdu joining the streaming company as the vice president of game development. Word is
games will be added to the streaming service within the next year and appear alongside other Netflix content as a new genre of sorts, and won't incur an additional fee.
Of course our headline is a little bit silly, but it's in reference to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass
being viewed by and large as the 'Netflix of Games' -- a subscription service that covers PC, consoles, and streaming. And something that is expanding to Smart TVs and other devices this year.
It'll be interesting to see if this means we'll be getting more "interactive shows" or simply streaming with the addition of controller support for more traditional fare. Netflix has a download option too for movies and TV shows so there's a chance it'll tap into that functionality ala Xbox Game Pass.