Hey, you can't go back on the announcement! Netflix members want video games!
After the movie subscription service jacked its rates by as much as 60% this past summer, the company announced a drastic change: the Netflix brand would offer on-demand movie streaming at its website, while a newly branded addition, Qwikster, would deal with the physical copies sent via mail.
But that isn't going to happen right now. In a recent blog update , Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says they've shelved plans to make the aforementioned split. Therefore, no Qwikster and Netflix users will just keep doing business as usual; the site will be used for both physical media and streaming content. Hastings just believes the re-branding would've made "things more difficult" for consumers.
As a result, it doesn't appear as if Netflix will adopt games. According to GameSpot , the company is "still considering" adding interactive entertainment to their repertoire.
Well, there's always GameFly.