Netflix News


Microsoft Announces Netflix Xbox Live Improvements; Brings 1080p Streaming Video, last.fm Music

By Nick Breckon, Jun 01, 2009 11:46am PDT

Microsoft is bringing music content to Xbox Live with its announcement of a partnership with music provider last.fm. The last.fm service will be...


"I work there and this is all news to me. Frankly I'd be surprised if it lives up to the ..."

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The USPS Responds to GameFly Complaint, Denies Giving Preferential Treatment to Blockbuster

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, May 26, 2009 6:04pm PDT

The United States Postal Service has denied that it is providing preferential treatment to the competitors of videogame rental-by-mail service...


"It's like how I write on my blog anytime someone tells me to STFU with their valid arguments!"

- Agrona see all 91 comments

GameFly Files USPS Complaint over Broken Discs, Claims Preferential Treatment for Competitor

By Chris Faylor, Apr 24, 2009 9:59am PDT

Online game rental service and Shacknews parent company GameFly today filed a formal complaint against the United States Postal Service, alleging...


"Was there something confusing about "Shacknews parent company GameFly" confusing? Reading is so ..."

- Agrona see all 65 comments

Netflix Steps Up Console Development

By Nick Breckon, Apr 13, 2009 4:12pm PDT

A new Netflix job listing indicates that the online rental giant is looking to further expand in the game console space. The posting, noticed...


"I agree that the pickings are slim for new release content, but there's PLENTY of things ..."

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Microsoft: 1 Million Netflixers Streaming from Xbox Live

By Nick Breckon, Feb 05, 2009 2:05pm PST

Following the addition of streaming Netflix support to Xbox Live last year, Microsoft today announced that over one million users have since...


"Pretty soon the PlayOn software from Mediamall will let netflix stream from the Wii as well, so ..."

- Topsiderover see all 31 comments

Analyst: Xbox Live a 'Gold Mine' for Netflix

By Nick Breckon, Jan 27, 2009 4:57pm PST

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter is predicting that the partnership between Microsoft and Netflix will lead to big subscriptions rates for...


"Maybe if I could get this thing working on my 10mbps connection. HD movies freeze after ..."

- deadhorse see all 48 comments

Some Sony Movies Return to Xbox 360 Netflix

By Chris Faylor, Nov 26, 2008 8:09am PST

A week after they were removed, select films from Sony subsidiary Columbia Pictures are now once again viewable through the Xbox 360's streaming...


New Xbox Experience Netflix Streaming Loses Sony-owned Movies

By Blake Ellison, Nov 18, 2008 5:49pm PST

Update: Netflix has confirmed the loss of Xbox 360 owners' ability to stream movies from Columbia Pictures, a Sony subsidiary. Columbia's movies...


" Like Sony Picture's Columbia Tri-Star doesn't want to make money. The reality is that whoever ..."

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Hands-on with Xbox 360 Netflix Streaming

By Chris Faylor, Nov 12, 2008 12:27pm PST

Come next Wednesday, November 19, Xbox 360 users around the globe will be greeted with the New Xbox Experience, which packs a new interface, new...


"If you have Netflix, you've already sat at your computer browsing what they have available and ..."

- getlefty see all 82 comments

Netflix Bundling Streaming Trials with New 360 Games

By Nick Breckon, Nov 05, 2008 5:00pm PST

Netflix has begun including free 48-hour trials of its upcoming Xbox 360 streaming video service in new Xbox 360 titles. The trial offer...


"So is it the case the Netflix bundles are streaming trials or that Netflix is bundling streaming ..."

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Xbox 360 Gets HD Netflix Streaming First

By Chris Faylor, Oct 29, 2008 7:53am PDT

Come November 19, Xbox 360 users will be able to access more than Netflix's standard array of 12,000 low-def streaming videos. On that day, Netflix...


"it's not "an upscaled picture" It's a higher quality picture that also has a higher resolution. ..."

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New Xbox Experience Screenshots Explain Netflix Streaming

By Blake Ellison, Oct 24, 2008 11:33am PDT

Microsoft has supplied a pair of new screenshots from the New Xbox Experience--the dashboard refresh for the Xbox 360 due November 19--showing the...


"That's a pretty crappy analogy. This would only be the case if Xbox Live streamed that NetFlix ..."

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Netflix Expands Xbox 360 Streaming Selection, Providing More Movies and TV Shows via Starz

By Chris Faylor, Oct 01, 2008 8:49am PDT

Netflix has "significantly" expanded the number of films and television shows that Xbox 360-owning subscribers will be able to stream through their...


"I don't see any new tv shows. Shitload of new movies though. "

- serenj see all 21 comments

Netflix Streaming Service Announced for Xbox 360

By Nick Breckon, Jul 14, 2008 10:44am PDT

Microsoft today announced that Netflix will exclusively come to the Xbox 360 this fall. Those who are both Xbox Live Gold and Netflix...


"I'm wondering that too. For TV shows it'd be great but if you could stream HD movies, then I'd ..."

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Netflix Subscribers Surveyed on X360 Streaming

By Aaron Linde, Mar 26, 2008 3:30pm PDT

Online movie rental house Netflix has issued a survey to subscribers gauging interest in streaming movies via Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, Reuters...


"If it would be another viewer option for their current streaming service I would be very happy. ..."

- hillemania see all 34 comments