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Netflix reportedly wants to let you play video games on its platform within a year, and hired a Facebook VR exec to spearhead the effort

Netflix has hired Facebook Oculus exec Mike Verdu to lead its new gaming division, Bloomberg said. Verdu was previously a senior vice president at Electronic Arts. A source told Bloomberg that Netflix wants to put games on its service in the next year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix has hired a top executive from Facebook's virtual reality division as it prepares to expand into streaming video games, Bloomberg reports.Mike Verdu is a vice president at Facebook's Oculus augmented and virtual reality d...