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Netflix heads to VR again with Google's Daydream

And yes, it looks a lot like the company's Gear VR app.
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Last week we saw HBO and a slew of new apps land on Google's Daydream VR platform -- now, Netflix is joining the fray. The streaming company launched its Daydream app this morning, and it looks pretty similar to its existing Gear VR app. That's probably not too surprising, since both platforms are based on Android. The Daydream Netflix app places you in a virtual log cabin, where you can peruse your queue and start watching videos as you normally do.

Unfortunately, there's no offline Netflix support for the app yet, but hopefully that's something that will be added soon. It would be particularly helpful for sitting back and catching up on Netflix during long flights, for example. Given that Netflix is only allowing downloads on its iOS and Android apps at the moment, it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to see it bring the feature to an Android-powered VR platform.

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