Netflix is not any longer employing a free trial membership to draw in new subscribers within the U.S., having ended its free 30-day promo offer earlier in October.
A Netflix spokesperson confirmed that the company has ended the 30-day free trial within the us . “We’re watching different marketing promotions within the U.S. to draw in new members and provides them an excellent Netflix experience,” the rep said. The change was first spotted by blog TV Answer Man.
Netflix has introduced other ways to undertake to lure in new subs, including via the Netflix Watch Free site, launched in August, which offers a smattering of flicks and episodes available liberal to stream without a membership.
Full movies available on Netflix’s Watch Free hub include Sandra Bullock thriller “Bird Box,” Adam Sandler comedy “Murder Mystery” and “The Two Popes” starring Jonathan Pryce and Hopkins . For its original TV series, Netflix is making only the pilot episodes available for free of charge , including those from “Stranger Things,” “Love Is Blind,” “Elite” and Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us.”
Outside the U.S., Netflix began phasing out free-trial offers in several markets two years ago, starting in Mexico. the company still offers free limited-time membership promotions in some countries, including South Korea .