Netflix's '30-day free trial' ends

It turns out that in October 2020, Netflix had terminated the 30-day free trial it was offering to new subscribers. Netflix says it will enhance its efforts to appeal to new members instead of free trials.

Netflix Quietly Ends Free Trials --The TV Answer Man!

Netflix no longer offers free trials in the US --The Verge

On October 13th, several media outlets reported that the Netflix site no longer has a button to sign up for a free trial. At the time of writing the article, the top page of Netflix in Japan also states that it is not free but 'unlimited viewing at half price', and the help center also informs that ' free trial is not available ' You can see that it has been done.

A Netflix spokeswoman told The TV Answer Man !, the first news blog to report this, saying, 'The free trial is no longer available, but you should register to use all the services Netflix offers. There are no 'bindings' such as contract period or cancellation fee. If you feel that the experience does not suit you, you can change the plan or cancel at any time. '

In addition, IT news site The Verge said, 'Netflix has started to gradually abolish the benefits offered to American subscribers from October, but in the last few years, the benefits have been similarly abolished in various countries around the world. As an alternative to the free trial, Netflix is a new way to reach out to potential subscribers, such as posting educational content on YouTube for free or providing free content. Has been introduced. '

From August 31, 2020, Netflix has started ' Netflix trial free distribution ' that allows you to watch some works for free without registering as a member.

Netflix Launches Free Trial Service to Watch Dramas 'Two Popes', 'Stranger Things', etc. --GIGAZINE

Netflix also issued a statement to multiple media that 'we are considering various marketing promotions in the United States to attract new members and provide a great Netflix experience,' and will replace the free trial in the future. He showed his intention to expand his efforts. At the time of writing the article, details such as the specific content of the promotion under consideration and plans to deploy it outside the United States are unknown.

Regarding the end of this free trial, The Verge said, 'Netflix decided to cancel the free trial while other streaming services are heavily devoted to the free trial to acquire new subscribers. For example, Apple has just extended the free period for Apple TV + subscribers to up to three months until the end of February 2021. Other services such as the mobile video service Quibi and Disney's Disney + offer a large free trial. It's a slam dunk, 'he said, adding that the presence of competing services has influenced Netflix's strategy.

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