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Netflix’s Reed Hastings says don’t expect VR shows on Netflix any time soon

The company’s CEO told Wired that though Netflix has waded into VR slightly with an app for the Samsung Gear VR that lets users watch Netflix in a virtual cabin, people shouldn’t expect the see virtual reality shows on Netflix any time soon: “We’re having some fun with VR but I think that’s a gaming … Continue reading “Netflix’s Reed Hastings says don’t expect VR shows on Netflix any time soon”

The company’s CEO told Wired that though Netflix has waded into VR slightly with an app for the Samsung Gear VR that lets users watch Netflix in a virtual cabin, people shouldn’t expect the see virtual reality shows on Netflix any time soon:

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“We’re having some fun with VR but I think that’s a gaming format more than it is a movie or TV format.”

[Photo: Mondileinchen via Wikimedia Commons] 

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