Netflix Adds Blu-Ray to Rental Menu
Posted Mon May 15, 2006 at 10:01 AM PDT by
With no fanfare, today Netflix has added the ability for its customers to set
up their accounts to rent Blu-Ray discs. The online rental giant began offering
HD-DVD disc titles to its service in late March.
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, customers can now access the Blu-Ray option
from the "Your Account" page, under "High Definition Account
Preferences." Customers can rank their preference of format to Blu-Ray,
HD-DVD and DVD in order of "First Choice," "Second Choice"
and "Third Choice."
This option comes a little more than one month until the official launch of
the Blu-Ray format, with the first ten Blu-Ray disc titles due for release on
June 20 from Sony. For a complete list of upcoming Blu-Ray releases, visit our