Looking for a good reason to go back and watch some of your favorite Netflix original series this year? You’re in luck, because on Tuesday, Netflix revealed that it would be bringing over 100 hours of High Dynamic Range content to its streaming service by August and 150 hours by the end of the year.
“We’re particularly excited about High Dynamic Range – or HDR,” says Chief Product Officer at Netflix, Neil Hunt. “While 4k offers more pixels, HDR offers better pixels that have greater depth, and on HDR screens you get brighter highlights, more detail in dark scenes, and a wider color range that more closely matches the real world.”
Netflix has been talking about the benefits of HDR for months, but the company finally took action when it quietly updated its original series Marco Polo to HDR for subscribers paying $11.99 for the Ultra HD plan.
Here are a few of the other titles that will eventually be available in HDR:
- A Series of Unfortunate Events
- Chef’s Table
- Knights of Sidonia
- Marvel’s Daredevil
- Marvel’s Iron Fist
- Marvel’s Jessica Jones
- Marvel’s Luke Cage
- Marvel’s The Defenders
- The Do-Over
- The Ridiculous Six
Remember, you’ll also need an HDR-enabled television in order to get the most out of these shows, but Netflix will probably be willing to help you out with that.