Apple may plan ‘Netflix for games’ subscription service

Apple Rumors   |   01/28/2019 - 1:11pm   |   by A.Rider   |   106
28. jan Apple may plan ‘Netflix for games’ subscription service

The Apple executive team has heavily indicated that services are at the front of Apple’s mind.

Apple is said to be planning to launch a subscription service for games. A report from Cheddar cites five anonymous sources that suggest Apple is talking to game developers to be part of a new subscription service.

Similar to Netflix, users would pay a set fee for unlimited access to a selection of titles. Further details like pricing or availability were not stated.

The talks apparently included Apple acting as a publisher for titles, which would see Apple talking a more hands-on approach in the release of new games.

The App Store top grossing chart is dominated by games. However, those games are almost exclusively freemium titles which are free to download, with banks of in-app purchases that can be bought repeatedly like an independent currency.

Read the full article at: 9to5Mac

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