Netflix complete console set as Wii service confirmed

Nintendo have confirmed that their Wii console will stream Netflix content, making it the last of the current big three consoles to offer the service.

The US only Netflix service will allow Wii users with a broadband connection to view an ever growing collection of over 17,000 movies and TV shows for a subscription fee of just $9 (£5.50) per month.

 

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A launch date for the service that will offer Wii owners the same service already experienced by PS3 and Xbox 360 users has yet to be announced, however, the special “instant-streaming” disc require to run Netflix on the Wii will become available in the spring.

Using the Wii’s motion controller to navigate and access the content, the Netflix service will be available to all Wii users willing to pay the small subscription fee unlike Xbox users who must be Xbox Live “Gold” members, at a cost of $50 (£31) annually, in order to have the option of using the service.

Nintendo claim to have sold 26million units of the Wii across the US through to December 2009.

 

Via: The Press Association

Nintendo have confirmed that their Wii console will stream Netflix content, making it the last of the current big three consoles to offer the service.

The US only Netflix service will allow Wii users with a broadband connection to view an ever growing collection of over 17,000 movies and TV shows for a subscription fee of just $9 (£5.50) per month.

 

Xbox 720 is not on its way say Microsoft

Project Natal to arrive for festive period

A launch date for the service that will offer Wii owners the same service already experienced by PS3 and Xbox 360 users has yet to be announced, however, the special “instant-streaming” disc require to run Netflix on the Wii will become available in the spring.

Using the Wii’s motion controller to navigate and access the content, the Netflix service will be available to all Wii users willing to pay the small subscription fee unlike Xbox users who must be Xbox Live “Gold” members, at a cost of $50 (£31) annually, in order to have the option of using the service.

Nintendo claim to have sold 26million units of the Wii across the US through to December 2009.

 

Via: The Press Association

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