Netflix Basic With Ads is Now Available in the US – Price and Features Here

Netflix Basic With Ads is Now Available in the US – Price and Features Here

Published: November 08, 2022

Netflix has already announced it will be launching an alternative plan for the Basic subscription tier, with ads, and that this option is now available in several countries.

These are Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States, with Spain joining the club on November 10.

This Basic With Ads tier will cost $6.99 a month in the US (regular Basic remains at $9.99) and will allow streaming up to 720p on a phone, tablet, computer, or TV at a time.

Some shows and movies won’t be available in this tier due to “licensing restrictions” and these will be identified with a lock icon.

The biggest difference, other than the aforementioned features, is the introduction of advertisements on the Netflix platform.

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Unskipabble ads will be shown before and during shows and movies, with Netflix informing viewers that one hour of content should contain an average of 4 minutes of ads.

Advertisements will be personalized based on information users have provided to Netflix during their interactions with the streaming platform.

One bit of good news (for parents) is that ads will not be shown in profiles identified as Kids. Netflix Games will also remain ad-free in this tier.

Netflix competitor Disney+ will also be launching an ad tier in December, while others such as HBO Max and Prime Video, already have ad tiers included in their subscription options.

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