Netflix Discs for PS3 are Shipping Now

Posted Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 07:00 AM PST by

Assuming you’ve requested your Netflix disc, it’s on its way now. If not, get on it!

The much anticipated availability of Netflix on PS3 is soon to be a reality for customers that ordered their discs from the company. The massively popular video streaming service has started shipping discs.

The initial availability of the service relies on the BD Live feature of a complimentary disc from Netflix. Sony has announced that a firmware update in early 2010 will enable users to access Netflix directly from the Xross Media Bar without the need for the disc.

The addition of Netflix streaming to the PS3 is being seen as quite the coup in the ongoing war between the PS3 and Xbox 360. Sources say that Netflix streaming could soon be coming to the Wii as well as soon as early 2010.

PS3 owners who haven’t yet ordered their disc need only to jump over to and log into their account.

Source: Kotaku

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