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  • Netflix confirmed for US Wii this spring

    Netflix and Nintendo will today announce a spring release for the former’s video service on Wii, the NYT’s reporting.

  • Netflix CEO says chances for the service on Nintendo are "excellent"

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said the chances of Netflix coming to Nintendo are “excellent”.

  • More countries to get Xbox Live Video Marketplace in the fall

    According to a Microsoft fact sheet, ten more countries will be getting the Xbox Live Video Marketplace this fall.

  • PS3 Netflix discs needed till late 2010

    Netflix’s Steve Swasey has told G4 that PS3 owners looking to use the firm’s movie service on their console will need to use their streaming discs until late 2010. “Late next year we expect to have an embedded solution available for PS3s via a system software update slated for release through the PlayStation Network,” he […]

  • Netflix now available for PS3

    The US PS Blog just announced that Netflix is now available for PS3. If you’ve requested an instant streaming disc for your console, it’s on its way to you, apparently. If you haven’t, go here to get one. It’s US-only remember. The Euro Movie Store launches next week. There’s a Netflix-PS3 video after the break.

  • Netflix on PS3 demoed in video

    Netflix users should have gotten their instant streaming disc for PS3 today, and if you have yet to try it out or are sitting on the fence, there’s a demo of the service posted over on YouTube, which we have past the break. Looks like a good thing, really. See for yourself. Thanks Engadget.

  • Disc for Netflix on PS3 arriving by mail November 6

    Loads of folks got emails today from Netflix saying that their “free instant streaming disc for PS3 should arrive by Friday, Nov 06, 2009″. That’s tomorrow. Hooray. While you’re waiting, Netflix says that you can add TV episodes and movies to your instant Queue now so that you can watch instantly once the disc arrives. […]

  • Rumor: Netflix currently in "testing stages" and coming "very shortly" to Wii

    Streaming media analyst Dan Rayburn has said that a source of his “involved in the project” told him that Nintendo is in the “testing stages” with Netflix. The source even went so far as to say the service will arrive on the console “very shortly”. “What I’m hearing is that Nintendo originally planned to bring […]

  • Netflix promises no disc shortages for PS3 streaming service

    Netflix has confirmed that all PS3 users who request a disc for the streaming service will get one come Novemeber. Speaking with Joystiq, Netflix vice president Steve Swasey said that there will be no disc shortages, as it as “produced enough discs” with distribution centers currently hoarding units until the ship date. While the company […]

  • Disc-free integrated Netflix coming to PS3 next year

    Netflix has told Joystiq that a disc-free version of the service will arrive in the form of an update sometime next year. Until then, users will have to pop in the Netflix disc to access the service until it becomes available. “Netflix members and PS3 owners have really wanted a way to instantly watch movies […]

  • Netflix for Wii within a year, says Pachter

    Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter’s claimed that the just-announced PS3 Netflix deal has had to be tweaked to ensure it’s within terms of the firm’s exclusivity deal with Microsoft, and that a similar Wii deal isn’t far behind. “We anticipate that a similar arrangement will be announced for the Wii in the next 12 months”, he […]

  • Official - Netflix coming to PS3 next month [Update]

    Update: PR is after the break. Original Story: It’s official: PS3 owners in the US will get Netflix, starting from next month. Users of the system will be able to use the service from the PSN at no additional cost. You will need a streaming Blu-ray though to use it, but the rental company will […]

  • Netflix: Xbox-exclusive today, "on all consoles" tomorrow

    After being wooed by Microsoft early in the game, it appears that Netflix now wants to spread the love. Speaking with Reuters, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings outlined his plan to boldly stream movies where no other service has streamed before. “Eventually we want to be on all the game consoles, all the Blu-ray players, all […]

  • Netflix confirmed as 360 exclusive [Update]

    Oh, daddy. Microsoft’s confirmed the reason Netflix has been so hesitant to lay its hat on PS3 and Wii: it’s got an exclusive deal in place with the US online movie provider. According to the update notes released as part of today’s 360 summer dashboard update, the platform holder stated the following: Netflix Partnership This […]

  • Microsoft discusses upcoming Netflix changes on XBL

    When Netflix gets updated on Xbox Live August 11, users will have to add new movies to the queue via their PC and do it manually. Granted, the change will happen momentarily on the dashboard, but apparently users will only be able to choose the 50 most recent titles added to a each category. If […]

  • Sony confirms Netflix partnership... for Bravias

    Sony’s announced a deal to bring Netflix to internet-enabled Bravia TVs, meaning owners of the sets will have access to the service’s thousands of movies out of the box. Which is great. But there’s no mention of PS3 in the confirmation at all. A little odd, seeing as it’s the most obvious deal in the […]

  • Rumour: Wii Netflix survey drops $10 charge

    Remember that survey about Netflix for Wii? Well, there’s been another one. And this time its dropped the notion of a $10 set-up fee. The initial survey mooted the idea of a “Netflix Instant Streaming Disc” for $10. This time it noted the disc would be “available for free.” Could be pie dans le sky, […]

  • Kim: Microsoft is not leaving the gaming space

    With Xbox 360 becoming a home entertainment system that offers not only games, but Netflix and soon Facebook, Twitter and, Shane Kim wants to assure gamers that the console is still all about games. “It happens to be a great video game console,” Kim told Kotaku. “That’s not going away. We want to make […]

  • Microsoft video to relaunch as Zune Video this fall

    Microsoft will relaunch its Xbox Live Video Marketplace as Zune Video this fall and Last.FM will be included as a free service to all Gold members. The movie library will be updated to 1080p with instantaneous download via streaming for eight to 18 countries. “So what does Zune bring to the party? Well, in time […]

  • Netflix seeking an engineering leader experienced with multiple platforms

    Gamsutra has dug up a Netflix job listing, seeking an Engineering Leader in Gaming Platforms with “deep experience developing and testing media rich applications on current generation gaming consoles.” Job expectations include building a small technology team to “rapidly prototype and iterate on a variety of platforms,” leading a “small team with a huge mandate.” […]

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