Californian streaming behemoth Netflix is now allowing nonsubscribers to watch Netflix original series and movies for free without creating a Netflix account. The feature can be accessed on desktop and Android browsers. iOS browsers however are not supported as of now. Netflix’s support team confirmed the development.
OnlyTech independently verified the existence of the feature which offers select content from Netflix’s original series and movies. Only the first episode of the series is available for free and provides an option to subscribe to the platform for continuing to watch the series. Netflix’s original movies an exciting addition to the feature as the selection of the content will be changing from time to time as claimed by the streamer.
Netflix Representative confirmed the development saying, “You can watch select Netflix Original movies and TV episodes online for free, and without creating a Netflix account, by using a computer or Android device (iOS browsers are not supported).”
It’s yet another marketing strategy from Netflix to attract new subscribers. The streamer discontinued free trial in India last December then came up with different tests in March which offers the first month for Rs5 for fresh subscribers.
Netflix India similarly experimented with Indian Netflix Original, Bard of Blood by making its first episode free for everyone. Non-subscribers can avail of the feature by visiting the dedicated microsite netflix.com/watch-free.
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