In keeping with Moser, the iOS app apparently incorporates code that claims: “A sport in your TV wants a controller to play. Do you need to use this telephone as a sport controller?”
Netflix first launched its cell video games service in late 2021, and stated earlier this month that it has released 55 games so far with 40 extra set to come back out this yr. However these video games are solely playable on iOS and Android units — they’re not out there on screens like TVs or laptops. Utilizing your telephone as a controller could be a method Netflix will get round having to launch a devoted sport controller of its personal, like Google did for its now-defunct Stadia service. Netflix additionally stated this month that work on a cloud gaming service is “underway” after the corporate first introduced it was “seriously exploring” the challenge in 2022, and maybe you’ll be capable of use your telephone to manage cloud video games from that service.
Netflix spokesperson Chrissy Kelleher declined to remark.