The Netflix iOS app was found to have code related to using the phone as a gamepad.
As The Verge, Bloomberg reported, Netflix is working on a new feature that will allow users to use their iPhones to control games on their TVs. Netflix also recently said it wants to make games accessible to any device you own, and being able to use your iPhone to play games on your TV could be one way to help make that happen. carry out that mission
According to journalist Steve Moser to MacRumors, the iOS app was found to have the following text: “A game on your TV needs a controller to play. Do you want to use this phone as a game controller?” – The game on TV requires a controller to play. Do you want to use this phone as a game controller?
Netflix first launched its mobile games service in late 2021 and says it has released 55 games so far and another 40 will come out in 2023. But those games It’s only playable on iOS and Android devices and is not available on TVs or laptops. Using your phone as a controller would be how Netflix managed to release its own dedicated game console, just like Google did for the Stadia service before.
Netflix also said this month that a cloud gaming service is in the works after the company first announced that it was “seriously studying” the project in 2022. Perhaps users will have You can use your phone to control games from that cloud service