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Netflix Instant Streaming discs for Wii shipping today

Netflix Instant Streaming Wii Disc

Our inbox has been blowing up with a bunch of readers letting us know that the Netflix Instant Streaming discs for have finally started shipping. Netflix has been sending emails to members who signed up to receive the disc, letting them know to expect it to arrive in the mail tomorrow. Exciting for Wii owners who don’t own any other Netflix-enabled device, since the Wii is pretty much the only modern Netflix streaming device that doesn’t support high definition playback.


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Netflix streaming comes to Wii this Spring

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Corporate News, Nintendo, Wii

Wii Netflix Streaming

If you’re a gamer who doesn’t own an or PS3, then you’ve been left out in the cold as it pertains to streaming. All of that changes this Spring, though, as Netflix and Nintendo have announced a partnership that will allow you to stream Netflix instant content using your console. Similar to the Playstation 3 scenario, you’ll have to insert a Netflix disc in order to view content, as opposed to the Xbox 360 method, which has Netflix built right in to the dashboard. No firm date has been announced just yet, but the Netflix streaming disc will be free with the cost of your Netflix subscription.


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