Earlier this year it was reported that Netflix could be working on developing interactive content, but that was later clarified where Netflix stated that they were simply experimenting with the format and that it was being tested out on content that was geared more towards children, and it looks like that experiment has borne some fruit.

In a recent announcement, it seems that Netflix has decided to bring this experiment into the mainstream as they have since announced interactive content designed for kids. The concept is simple where instead of a TV show that tells a set story from start to end, children will now be in control of where the story is headed, and where they can make various choices throughout the show that could lead to different outcomes.

At the moment the content is a bit limited and will only apply to Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, with another titled Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile that will be available next month, on the 14th of July. We’re not sure if there are plans for Netflix to apply this interactive model to other series on its platform, although we guess there is also the question of whether or not adults can be bothered with such features, or if we’d rather just watch our shows and be done with it.

In any case it should prove to be an interesting feature so if you have kids, perhaps this is something that you guys as a family can check out.

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