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Netflix subscriptions are more expensive, starting today

Charlie Hall is Polygon’s tabletop editor. In 10-plus years as a journalist & photographer, he has covered simulation, strategy, and spacefaring games, as well as public policy.

Netflix is raising the price of its popular streaming service to $9.99 effective immediately, CNBC reports on Twitter. The change is an incremental move from $8.99, and won't affect existing customers until Oct. 2016.

A standard definition streaming plan still goes for $7.99 a month.

Response has been mixed. Netflix stock went up on the news, while folks on Twitter seem less enthusiastic.

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