Quibi has posted the primary complete episodes of 3 of its unique series — Most Dangerous Recreation, The Stranger, and Dummy — to observe totally free on YouTube for anyone looking to try out the brand new cellular-focused streaming provider before signing up, by means of CNET.
The timing isn’t a coincidence: nowadays may be the remaining day that shoppers can sign up for Quibi and receive the whole NINETY-day trial. Starting on Might 1st, any new sign-ups gets two weeks unfastened. So if those previews pastime you, you’ll want to sign up these days.
April 30th is the ultimate day to get a 3-month unfastened trial
It’s value pointing out that posting the entire first episode of a Quibi show is a much less dramatic proposition than posting a traditional TV show to YouTube. in spite of everything, given the shortform nature of the service, every of these complete episodes is underneath 10 mins.
the three episodes additionally mark the first time that Quibi content material has been available to observe on one thing other than a cellular device, even though CEO Meg Whitman has mentioned that the corporate is working to rapid-track options for casting to a TV within the future. As such, the three episodes have each and every if truth be told be posted two times: as soon as in horizontal layout and as soon as in a vertical side ratio, even if you clearly received’t have the opportunity to seamlessly switch among them such as you can on the mobile app.
(Disclosure: Vox Media is partnered with Quibi on two displays, and there are discussions for a Verge show within the long term.)