Netflix released nine more mobile games this month, the company announced on Tuesday. The addition of games brings Netflix’s total games to more than 40 titles, putting the streamer on track to have more than 50 titles in its mobile game portfolio by the end of 2022.
Newly added games include Country Friends, a FarmVille clone developed by Gameloft; Reigns Three Kingdoms, a card strategy game; Skies of Chaos, an arcade-style shooting game; Butterfly flutter, a game for butterfly collectors, and Cats & Soups, a relaxing cooking game. Other new titles include Hello Kitty Happiness Parade, Immortality, Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales and a TV game, trifles.
Gameloft released Country Friends in 2015 when FarmVille and Hay Day were at their peak. Country Friends offers the same experience as other farm management games, but it’s likely that Netflix hopes that players will want to check out this game for yet another way to satisfy their farmer imaginations.
Company relaunch Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales, based on its hit series. Developed by Next game, Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales was once free on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. However, Netflix has purchased the game since then, and it’s currently only available to Netflix subscribers. Netflix buying The next game in March for $72 million.
A match-3 puzzle role-playing adventure game, Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales allows players to battle Demogorgons, collect and level up characters from the show, and enjoy various storylines and quests .
There are already two other “Stranger Things” mobile games in the Netflix library — Stranger Things: 1984 and Stranger Things 3: The Game.
The streaming giant tends to rely on popular games and IPs to boost its library. For example, Netflix released Hello Kitty Happiness Parade yesterday, November 29, which is like a slower version of Subway Surfers and Temple Run. Featuring adorable characters from the Sanrio universe, such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, and Pompompurin, Hello Kitty Happiness Parade allows players to join Hello Kitty’s friends in a carnival parade where they have Show off your dance moves. The player must avoid the traps set by Kuromi and Nyanmi to keep the party going.
Only Netflix subscribers can play their mobile games. However, there are no additional fees, ads or in-app purchases. The games are available on iOS and Android devices and can be found in the Netflix mobile app. When you click on the game, you will be redirected to the app store to download the game separately. You must have a Netflix login to stream.
As we know before, the reported average is 1.7 million users play Netflix games on a daily basis, which is less than 1% of the streaming subscriber base. Even so, Netflix continues to invest in the game. Last month at TechCrunch Disrupt, Netflix Vice President of Gaming Mike Verdu revealed that Netflix is opening a new studio in Southern California and is venturing into the cloud gaming space.
Additionally, earlier this month, Netflix added Triviaverse to its interactive series lineup. Players must answer the questions as quickly as possible using the TV remote before time runs out.