Netflix is testing a price surge on your weekend binge

That weekend Netflix binge you have been daydreaming about could soon cost you some extra dough.

That's if Netflix rolls out its evil plan to surge price your weekend viewing. You heard that right: Netflix is thinking about charging you more to sign up in prime binge-watching hours.

The streaming giant is currently testing its devastating strategy on the poor ol' folks in Australia. It isn't enough that the company provides Australians with much less content than U.S. audiences, now it wants to send them broke too.

As first pointed out by The Australian, Netflix is running a test that would see customers pay up to 20 percent more when they sign up to the service on the weekend. For users seeing the test, it reportedly increased the basic service from $8.99 to $9.99 a month, the standard service from $11.99 to $13.99 a month and the premium service from $14.99 to $17.99 a month.

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Netflix made it clear to Mashable that no one has been charged an extra fee and that no announcement has been made — it was simply a user test on the service.

"We continuously test new things at Netflix and these tests typically vary in length of time. In this case, we are testing slightly different price points to better understand how consumers value Netflix," the company said in an emailed statement.

"Not everyone will see this test and we may not ever offer it generally."

May not... gulp.

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