Netflix is releasing Oxenfree, their acquisition Night School Studio’s supernatural mystery thriller that is widely beloved. Oxenfree: Netflix Edition has now joined the roster of Netflix games and is available to download on iOS and Android devices in 31 languages.
The launch comes a year after Netflix acquired Night School Studio, which was founded by Sean Kranel and Adam Hines in 2014. Oxenfree takes the total Netflix Games library to over 30.
“Oxenfree is such a special game to so many people and launching on Netflix is a really exciting opportunity for us to introduce Alex’s story to even more people – maybe even someone who never thought they’d love playing a game,” said Sean Krankel.
Netflix Launches Oxenfree Game at Tudum 2022
Netflix announced Oxenfree: Netflix Edition for its subscribers to download on iOS and Android devices at the Tudum global fan event on Saturday, September 24, 2022. The highly-acclaimed mystery thriller was originally launched in 2016 as Night School Studio’s debut game.
The Netflix edition of Oxenfree follows a similar plot with certain refinements, no ads or in-app purchases, and adds localization support. It will see players taking on the role of Alex joining an overnight party on Edwards Island with his step-brother Jonas.
Alex is a rebellious teenager who unintentionally opens a ghostly rift on the abandoned military island having a cryptic past. Throughout the game, you’ll have to select aspects of Alex’s story while exploring the island’s mysteries.
How to Get Oxenfree: Netflix Edition on Android/ iOS?
Oxenfree: Netflix Edition is now available on the Play Store and App Store. The game was also released previously in 2017 but was removed from the stores as Netflix acquired Night School Studio.
The game is back with a twist and is exclusively available for Netflix subscribers. If you have an active Netflix subscription, just head over to the Play Store (from here) or App Store (from here) and install Oxenfree: Netflix Edition.
Once the game is installed on your device, launch it, sign in with your Netflix account, and start playing. This game has an average rating of 87/100 on Metacritic. You will need around 760 MB of free space on your device to play it.
How to Play Oxenfree: Netflix Edition on Netflix App?
If you are already aware of Netflix Gaming, you’d have no issues playing Oxenfree: Netflix Edition. For starters, the instructions are available below:
- Launch the Netflix app and make sure you are signed in to your account.
- Now navigate to Netflix Games from the homepage or games tab.
- Select Oxenfree: Netflix Edition from the list.
- Install the game via the Google Play Store/ App Store.
- Once installed, launch the game and start playing.
That’s how you can get involved in Alex’s story as he unravels the mysteries of a haunted island alongside his friends. You should be in for some brilliant twists and turns throughout the journey.
Night School Studio is also planning to release Oxenfree II: Lost Signals, which is the sequel to the critically acclaimed title which Netflix has launched yesterday. It’s coming to PC and consoles later this year.
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