So IQIYI already did Blinks dirty, now you need to buy VIP access to watch Youth with You new episodes
I feel like this is targeted to international fans, and yeah there is option of "month free trial" but this show isn't ending in one month, so at some point you will need to pay.
Honestly I didn't expect that to happen, I remember last year they bring this idea with last two episodes, but luckily final episode was available live for free on app.
Now this puzzles me, I get that ifans are watching but shouldn't they milk Chinese fans instead? after all everyone there talks in Chinese, what are they expecting us to pay for? english subs? And in addition to that Chinese fans can vote in 3/4 different places, and is more easier for them to get additional "buff" for one trainee, when ifans can only vote in 1 place.