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Weekly Recap Oct. 31st: Netflix On PS3, Xbox 360 Holiday Fail, DSi XL Announced
Need to find out why a survey proves to be epic fail for the Xbox 360, or why Nintendo announces a new version of the DSi and how Netflix joined the PS3? Well, you can only find out in the this edition of the weekly recap.
Netflix Coming To PS3
Today Sony Computer Entertainment America confirmed reports that Netflix will be coming to the PS3. The streaming movie service is expected to be available starting next month.
Xbox 360 And PS3 Getting Trumped By New Gaming Platform
Imagine not needing an Xbox 360 or PS3 to play the latest high-end games, or having the option to watch the latest TV shows or movies without the streaming money-raper that is Netflix? Yeah, we’re talking about the real deal with PlayCast.
Weekly Recap Feb 28th: Lost Planet 2, Halo 4, GTA IV: LaD
The last week of February was a bit of a disappointment in comparison to the three weeks prior. That doesn’t mean there weren’t plenty of eye catching and interest-snatching news items that popped up throughout the week.
Netflix Considers Streaming Only Subscription
Netflix now offers streaming movies and television shows through Xbox Live but in order to use this feature, Xbox Live Gold subscribers need to sign up for a general Netflix subscription. Why pay for the mail-order subscription if you're only going to use the streaming service, though?
Xbox Live Netflix Hits 1 Million Users
Netflix began its partnership with Xbox Live last November and the collaboration's finally attained a nice, rounded number of subscribers for Microsoft to brag about. Microsoft announced today that 1 million users have used the streaming movie and television show service offered through Xbox Live.
Netflix Trial Cards Coming With Xbox 360 Games
One of the new features planned for the New Xbox Experience, the overhaul of Xbox Live set to debut on November 19th, is a streaming movie rental service from Netflix. To prepare for the launch of the online Netflix service, Microsoft has been quietly including free trial cards in new releases.
Sony At E3: PS3 Gets Video Rentals
Microsoft has reassured gamers that while Xbox 360 doesn't have a Blu-ray disc, they'll be getting digital content through Netflix. In a surprise turn, Sony announced on Tuesday that the PS3 would be getting digital content too.
Xbox 360 Dashboard Getting Facelift, Netflix Partnership Confirmed
Xbox LIVE is getting a facelift. Not only will we get those promised Avatars, but the entire look and feel of the Dashboard is…well, more Wii-esque. It’s whimsical and far different than what has become a clunky interface. The current Dashboard works fine, but the list form stylings are quite outdated at this point.
No 360 Blu-Ray Planned
Now that Microsoft has dramatically dropped the price of its Xbox 360 external HD DVD players in hopes they don't have to just dump all of them in the same landfill Atari used for its E.T. game, everyone's expecting them to create a Blu-ray player. Don't hold your breath, though.