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Netflix coming to all consoles

Netflix has revealed it aims to bring its service to all formats in future, expanding on its successful partnership with Xbox 360. While the rentailer currently provides downloadable films through Microsoft’s console, the company’s CEO Reed Hastings has stated it hopes to arrange similar deals for Wii, PS3 and more, …

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Sony films vanish from Xbox 360 movie service

It has emerged that North American firm Netflix, which operates Microsoft’s movie rental and streaming service in the territory, has withdrawn all of its Sony Pictures titles from the service. Those using Netflix via their PC or TV, however, are still able to access the content – a fact that …

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E3 08: Netflix in game-changing Xbox deal

Microsoft’s online platform Live has been given a huge boost after it signed an exclusive deal with Netflix that means 360 users will soon be able to stream a plethora of content from the online movie rental service. Revealed as part of today’s E3 Media Briefing, Microsoft has termed the …

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Xbox partnering with Netflix?

Speaking after a Netflix analyst event in San Francisco, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter is convinced that the movie rental company will soon team up with Microsoft over Xbox Live. As reported by GameDaily, Pachter said in a research note: "The company is investing heavily in building its online …

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Netflix eyeing up Xbox Live?

Leading US movie rental firm Netflix has surveyed a number of its members about their interest in streaming movies from Microsoft’s Xbox Live service, Reuters reports. A spokesperson for the firm said that the move didn’t necessarily indicate a forthcoming agreement between itself and Microsoft, though it did add that …

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Now Netflix abandons HD-DVD

In a further blow to Toshiba’s beleaguered HD-DVD hi-def disc format, giant US DVD rental service Netflix has announced that it to phase out the format this year in favour of Sony’s Blu-Ray format. Tech blog Engadget says the mail rental service cites the dissipating studio support of HD-DVD as …

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