As Domestic Growth Stalls, Netflix Plots Video Game Expansion

The company is focusing on other ways to increase members’ screen time

Media and marketing pros from Warner Bros, YouTube, Tubi and more will share insights, perspectives and advice on how to keep up in this ever-changing industry. Join them in LA at the Convergent TV Summit on October 25.

Three months ago, Netflix warned investors that its subscriber numbers would be less than rosy throughout the first half of 2021 after Covid-19 shutdowns delayed the rollout of many of the service’s most anticipated titles until the second half of the year.

On Tuesday, the streaming giant had slightly better news to report: it had added 1.5 million new subscribers in the quarter (brings it to 209 million globally), more than the 1 million it had projected a quarter ago.



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