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Sony PS3 Netflix: Disc-Free Application Update

We have some good news for those of you who regularly use Netflix discs on your Playstation 3 console, as we have details on a forthcoming update to the service, which will enable you to watch Netflix movies without the need for a disc.

As reported from Joystiq, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed that by the end of October, Netlflix will no longer require a disc for usage, instead the PS3 will be updated with a native Netflix app on the XMB.

Here is what Hastings had to say on the matter: “Before our next [earnings] call in October, we expect to be launching a major new version of our Sony PS3 user interface which doesn’t require a disc, and is dynamically updated continuously with the latest Netflix UI improvements.”

Great news then. Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Hulu – the PS3 really does do everything it seems? Let us know your thoughts on the Netflix update. Will this make you subscribe?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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