There are few details about this new Stranger Things game, but we know it's a role-playing game (RPG) puzzle hybrid that uses location-based technology, something you may be familiar with when playing Pokemon Go. A slide behind Lee read, "Wait, Netflix is making video games?". According to Variety, the game allows players to explore the series' evil dimension, the Upside Down, and will be location-based. The company has made the game in partnership with Finnish studio Next Games.
"They developed this wonderful '80s, retro, Saturday morning cartoon art style that we've absolutely fallen in love with".
Netflix is busy this week as the streaming service rolls out a new Stranger Things game and a slate of diverse, original animated shows.
"Our core focus will be to deliver on Stranger Things' rich and intense themes like friendship and supernatural adventure, and translate these into snack-sized entertainment on your mobile device", Teemu Huuhtanen, the CEO of Next Games, said in a statement.
At E3, a Netflix-related panel revealed two characters you can play as in the Stranger Things 3 game: Eleven and Max.
With the highly anticipated third season of Stranger Things scheduled for a July 4 release, the timing couldn't be more appropriate for all parties involved.