It’s being reported that Netflix is now looking into starting its very own video game streaming platform which would be a real game-changer.
This news comes to us from Reuters, and it’s really interesting news as far as I’m concerned.
I’ve often thought that the future of video games is in streaming, but companies just still haven’t been able to crack the video game streaming landscape.
PlayStation had a go at it with PlayStation Now, which I think is still going on now.
However, I’m not sure how successful that service has been.
My guess would be that it hasn’t been too successful otherwise I would have heard more about it.
Is Netflix going to start streaming video games?
According to Reuters, Netflix is currently looking into hiring an executive to oversee their potential expansion into the video game sector.
They specifically want a person who’s familiar with video games and help Netflix to become a key player in the emerging video game streaming game.
Honestly, streaming video games via the Internet is going to become the next big thing.
The only issue is people’s bandwidth and having large enough servers to host all of these games.
It could be incredibly lucrative, but I think Netflix or whoever also goes into this area will have to operate at a loss for a few years before it becomes genuinely lucrative.
It’s a long game but could be huge for Netflix.
What do you make of this report?
Would you like to start playing video games on a streaming platform like Netflix?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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