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  • Netflix on PS3 goes disc-free next week

    PS3 owners who use Netflix will be pleased to know the service will go disc-free on the console this coming Monday, October 18.

  • Netflix PS3 will no longer require a disc by October

    Old, antiquated discs? With steaming media? You might as well be shoving a book into your PS3. No more, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a recent earnings call.

  • Reggie says Wii has moved 5M units, nabbed 1M Netflix users

    NOA’s Reggie Fils-Aime has told CNBC that not only has Wii moved over five million units this year already, but that there’s almost one million Netflix users on the console.

  • Pachter: Netflix users to increase by 3M this year

    Analyst Michael Pachter has said that thanks to consoles offering Netflix, the service could garner an extra 3 million users this year.

  • Netflix streaming discs for Wii start hitting mailboxes

    Netflix has started sending out out discs this week to Wii users, so that they can enjoy streaming movies along with 360 and PS3 owners.

  • Reggie: "No HD loss for Wii customers" with Netflix movie service

    NOA’s Reggie Fils-Aime chatted to CNBC yesterday about Nintendo’s deal with Netflix, telling the news outlet that because there’s not a lot of HD content through the streaming movie service, Wii customers won’t even miss higher resolutions.

  • 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 […]

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