- The rumor
over the weekend has now been officially confirmed, Netflix is indeed coming soon to Sony's PS3 console!
To quote from Netflix VP of Corporate Communications Steve Swasey
on the PlayStation Blog:
Attention, PlayStation 3 owners: want to watch a movie streamed instantly from Netflix via your PS3? I've got terrific news for you; very soon you'll be able to do just that.
We're excited to announce today that Netflix and Sony have partnered to bring you thousands of movies and TV episodes streamed instantly from Netflix to your TV via your PS3 system at no extra charge.
When the application launches next month, you'll be able to access and watch thousands of Netflix choices directly through the XMB. We think that the nearly nine million PS3 enthusiasts and 11.1 million Netflix members in the U.S. will make quite a match.
If you want to get a head start on your PS3 Netflix experience, you can sign up today at http://www.netflix.com/ps3.
For more information, check out the press release below, and stay tuned to the PlayStation.Blog for further updates on the rollout.
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