Netflix launches in Switzerland

netflix Bedroom_Device_shot1-0043_V_Final_0000_L_play_onb2Netflix has launched in Switzerland – the fourth European country in which the service has debuted this week, following launches in France, Germany and Austria.

The subscription video-on-demand provider has adopted a variegated pricing model in Switzerland, with the standard-definition version of the service available for CHF11.90 (€9.83). Access via two displays with HD streaming costs CHF12.90, while access via four devices with HD or UHD streaming costs CHF17.90.

The service is available via tablets, smartphones, game consoles and computers, offering a mix of Hollywood movies, TV series, documentaries, independent movies, comedy and kids programming.

Series available at launch include Netflix originals Orange is the New Black and Bojack Horseman. Other series include Fargo, Penny Dreadful and From Dusk Till Dawn. Titles expected soon include Marco Polo, Daredevil and Sense8.

Netflix Switzerland will also show the first two seasons of House of Cards as well as new seasons of Netflix original Hemlock Grove and the fourth season of The Killing. German series to be shown include Stromberg, Pastewka and Tatortreiniger. The streaming video service will also show German language films including Keinohrhasen and its sequel Zweiohrkueken and the forthcoming film version of Stromberg.