Quibi has posted the primary full episodes of three of its unique sequence — Most Dangerous Game, The Stranger, and Dummy — to look at totally free on YouTube for anybody trying to check out the brand new mobile-focused streaming service earlier than signing up, through CNET.
The timing isn’t a coincidence: at the moment can also be the final day that clients can join Quibi and obtain the complete 90-day trial. Beginning on Might 1st, any new sign-ups will get two weeks free. So if these previews curiosity you, you’ll need to join at the moment.
It’s value stating that posting the complete first episode of a Quibi present is a much less dramatic proposition than posting a conventional TV present to YouTube. In spite of everything, given the shortform nature of the service, every of those full episodes is underneath 10 minutes.
The three episodes additionally mark the primary time that Quibi content material has been accessible to look at on one thing aside from a cellular system, though CEO Meg Whitman has mentioned that the corporate is working to fast-track choices for casting to a TV sooner or later. As such, the three episodes have every really be posted twice: as soon as in horizontal format and as soon as in a vertical aspect ratio, though you clearly gained’t be capable to seamlessly change between them like you possibly can on the cellular app.
(Disclosure: Vox Media is partnered with Quibi on two reveals, and there are discussions for a Verge present sooner or later.)