Netflix, how to get free subscription for 83 years

To mark the launch of the new movie The Old Guard, the streaming platform is raffling off an infinite subscription. All you have to do is win a video game

From Disney Plus to Amazon Prime Video to even Spotify: by now, subscriptions to streaming services for music, movies and TV series represent a constant expense for many users around the world. So it wouldn't hurt to save a little. Now you can win a free subscription to Netflix for a full 83 years.

The idea came from the company to celebrate the release of a new production, the movie The Old Guard starring Charlize Theron in the title role. It is an action film based on the comic book by Greg Rucka, who also handled the subject of the film. The platform therefore wants to promote the release of this content with an "infinite" subscription and those who will watch it on Netflix will then understand why. To win all you have to do is play a video game inspired by the movie and beat all the opponents by making the highest score.

How to win Netflix's infinite subscription?

To participate in the competition you need to become the overall winner of the video game Old Guard, a kind of top-down fighting game. Players will take on the role of Andromache of Scythia, the protagonist of the film, and will have an axe at their disposal to kill their opponents. The participant will not die in the game, but he will be debilitated and therefore it will be difficult for him to win and win the highest score.

Registration for the tournament begins on July 17, 2020 at 8:00 am PST, which corresponds to 5:00 pm Italian time. So all you have to do is sign up and fight to the very end to earn an 83-year Netflix subscription. It's still unclear if the challenge is open to users from all over the world or just those in the United States, partly because the platform hasn't provided enough clues. However, the video game is accessible from the browser so it is possible to play it even if you are not participating in the competition.

Before participating as an active competitor you can train a little bit to increase your chances of winning. Therefore, to participate you just need to post your score and hope that it is the highest. After activation, the game will be available for three days and everyone will be able to gradually improve their scores. On July 19, the winner will be declared and will be able to enjoy his subscription for life. Of course, the dynamic of the competition finds an explanation in the plot of the film.

The plot of Old Guard: here's what it's about

The Old Guard was financed with a $70 million budget and it's not surprising that Netflix is investing so much (proposing a contest) to increase the number of views. But what is the platform's popular original film about? It is the story of a team of immortal mercenaries led by a female warrior Andromache of Scythia, played precisely by Charlize Theron. Their goal is to protect humanity. In the cast there is also the Italian actor Luca Marinelli, already famous for several roles, such as the Gypsy in the film They Called Jeeg Robot.

The film also deals with some existential themes, such as the condemnation of immortality, the choice between good and evil, the sense of guilt and the loss of loved ones. Thus, it is a product that can offer a lot of food for thought. The film is already available on Netflix.