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Netflix quietly developed a VR tie-in for its ‘Eden’ anime collection

Netflix could also be moving into video video games before anticipated. With out a lot fanfare, the corporate has been quietly engaged on a free Oculus Quest recreation referred to as Eden Unearthed. Noticed by , the sport is on the market via the App Lab, which implies it hasn’t gone via the complete Oculus evaluate course of. The itemizing says the sport was each developed and revealed by Netflix, however offers few different hints about its origins.

What we will say is that it was virtually actually envisioned as a tie-in for the the corporate launched again in Could. What’s attention-grabbing right here is that there are two separate variations of the app with totally different launch dates listed. The v0.7 launch got here out on April twentieth, whereas the v0.8 was launched in August. That truth, together with the App Lab itemizing, would seem to recommend Netflix remains to be engaged on the sport.

For the time being, it’s exhausting to say whether or not Eden Unearthed represents the sort of online game launch we will anticipate from Netflix transferring ahead. In July, the corporate to assist it construct out a gaming staff. On the time, Bloomberg reported the corporate’s plan was to supply video games alongside its conventional video choices throughout the subsequent yr. We’ve reached out to Netflix for extra info on the Eden Unearthed.

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