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A dataminer has found some interesting assets in Netflix’s app code that suggest a partnership is brewing between the world’s largest streamer and Sony Interactive Entertainment. As discovered by Steve Moser, the latest version of the Netflix app not only includes a render of two PlayStation 5 DualSense wireless controllers, but artwork from Sucker Punch’s critically acclaimed samurai title, Ghost of Tsushima, as well. The implication is that Netflix’s new game service (which is reportedly code named “Shark,” according to additional assets that were discovered) will allow subscribers to stream and play select PlayStation titles.

Netflix intends to add video games to its streaming platform within the 12 months, presented as a new programming genre, according to a Bloomberg source said to be familiar with the plans. The company isn’t currently planning to charge extra for access to the games, they added, although the new content may help it justify subscription price rises further down the line.

Sources: Steve Moser (via VGC)

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