Netflix is testing a new, pricier ‘Ultra’ subscription tier
Netflix is reportedly testing out a brand new “Extremely” subscription tier that will up the month-to-month worth even larger than the corporate’s present $13.99 “Premium” choice, in response to a report from TuttoAndroid, which first noticed the brand new plan (by way of CNET.)
In accordance with TuttoAndroid, the brand new plan would price €16.99 (and presumably, $16.99 within the US, primarily based on how Netflix does its present pricing) and supply as much as 4 simultaneous 4K streams without delay time, which eagle-eyed Netflix customers will observe is already provided on the cheaper, Premium plan.
Primarily based on TuttoAndroid’s report, it appears that evidently Netflix is testing a number of variations of its plan lineup that would see the Extremely tier get HDR video to make it stand out from Premium (which might then lose the function), or see the Premium tier drop from 4 concurrent streams to only two. CordCutting.com has additionally noticed the brand new plan in testing in Germany, with each €16.99 and €19.99 worth tags, indicating that Netflix is tinkering with pricing for the brand new plan, too.
Netflix has confirmed to CNET that the Extremely worth tier testing is actual. An organization spokesperson mentioned that “On this case, we’re testing barely totally different worth factors and options to raised perceive how shoppers worth Netflix.” Moreover, a Netflix consultant emphasised that “Not everybody will see this check and we might not ever supply the particular worth factors or options included on this check.” So if the Extremely plan does make it to the sunshine of day, it’s attainable it received’t appear to be it does now.
Nonetheless, for those who’re dedicated to getting absolutely the most out of your Netflix subscription, you would possibly wish to put together to start out paying a bit extra for it within the close to future.
Replace July 4th, 1:35pm: Added further assertion from Netflix.
Replace July 4th, 11:05am: Added further particulars concerning worth and German testing.
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