Netflix, a CNET Editor’s Choice Award pick, is almost synonymous with streaming TV shows and movies. But on top of streaming it shows as Black mirror and Strange thingsyour subscription also gives you access to a library of mobile games that you can play on your iOS or Android device.
Netflix adds titles monthly. Here are the new games for July.
Too hot to work 2
Release date: July 20
Based on the popular reality dating show, this interactive story game gives players more choices and drama. Chloe Veitch, winner of Season 1 of Too Hot to Handle and star of Netflix shows like Perfect Match and The Circle, also appears in this game.
Chess with Queen Gambit
Release date: July 25
This game is for anyone who has been playing chess for years or was inspired to learn the game after watching The Queen’s Gambit series. You can take chess lessons, compete with friends and solve challenging puzzles. You’ll also be able to meet characters from the show, like Beth Harmon’s original teacher, Mr. Scheibel, and visit locations from the show, like Beth’s house.
The games released in July
How to play games on Netflix
Here’s how you can access games in the Netflix library.
1. Download the Netflix app on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
2. Open the Netflix app and sign in to your account.
3. Scroll down your home page until you see Mobile games carousel.
4. Tap a game to learn more about it.
5. Touch Get the game to download a game you are interested in.
An additional pop-up from the Apple App Store or Google Play store will open asking if you want to download the game. Once you confirm this action, the game will start downloading to your device like other apps.
For more see what games are coming to Apple Arcade in July and on the best game subscription services.