Submitted by -Mezzo- 736d ago | opinion piece

Why Is the PlayStation 3 Netflix App Way Better Than the Xbox 360 App?

Gizmodo - The other night I was watching The Dark Knight Rises on Blu-ray on my PS3 but it was getting late and I didn't think I'd finish, so I switched to Netflix. And I was completely blown away by the movies it was suggesting across its various verticals. They were actually movies I'd want to watch and things I never knew were on Netflix. (PS3, Xbox 360)

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Blackdeath_663  +   736d ago
well it makes sense when Playstation 3 is the Most Used Device for Netflix Streaming one would assume that it will receive greater support here is a good article about the subject [ http://www.forbes.com/sites... ]

ps: if only there were a way for me to upload great articles on a website where people were interested /sarcasm
i really need to do more for N4G then just commenting lol
IAMERROR  +   736d ago
The 360 one used to be awesome! You used to be able to watch movies with friends over xbl, sadly they got rid of that feature.
darthv72  +   736d ago
That is an interesting word in the middle of the title. They couldnt just go with better that had to emphasize it with "way".

In any case, the thing between the different versions is the Ms one was initially built using silverlight which offered a better streaming experience than the PS3 and wii versions.

Oddly enough, the Wii version is pretty much the same as the PS3 minus the viewing of HD content. The UI is the same as the PS3. another funny thing to note is the Wii version does SD better than the PS3 but who watches SD content on the PS3 version anyway.

So back to the 360/PS3. Since the 360 UI changed to add more kinect support is when it really made a turn in the wrong direction. not saying its bad but lets just say that the addition of preview vids and the unfortunate "pick up where you left off" idea just doesnt fit with the flow.

Many (like myself) would rather the 360 version take a downgrade to where we can pick if we want to watch a different episode or different season instead of starting the show, then stopping it to go to the menu to do such things.

I have recently taken a serious look at my netflix account and am torn with just canceling it alltogether. The deal with Starz fell through so there is a whole bunch of newer movies right there that just isnt hitting the service.

The deals between studios and stores that prolong the availability of same day access of things to be pushed out to a minimum of 28 days SUCKS! I have been getting my movies via redbox more than netflix.

if i had to choose between the netflix versions then i would say the wii and ps3 versions are a tie for user interface ease of use but obviously the ps3 has the edge with hd viewing. The 360...saddly...isnt my first choice anymore.

I was a big proponent of the 360 version when it was superior to all others....not anymore. And i dont know for how much longer will i be a netflix member anyway.
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The_Infected  +   736d ago
Usually this is how it goes they fix what wasn't broken and then break it anyways! Lol
Horny  +   735d ago
The Wii and ps3 version are not the same. I use both depending on where I'm at and ps3 is much more user friendly and easier to navigate. I also like how the ps3 version allows you to play the next episode after the current one finishes during the credits. On the Wii you have to manually select the next one.
finbars75  +   735d ago
It would be nice on the 360 but you have to be a gold member to play it.So silly.I bought a 3month gold member and that wont even let me play it.Why would should anyone shell out $49 and then an additional monthly fee for netflix.Plzzz tell me why its not obvious that ps3 has more watched viewers on netflix.
dboyc310  +   736d ago
Not only is the Netflix app better but also the hulu one too interference wise that is. Epix on xbox is pretty cool too with more current movies. Xbox did the mistake of taking out the theater feature that it had.
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JaredH  +   736d ago
I switched to using my ps3 for Netflix as soon as it was updated on 360 for Kinect.

I couldn't stand tv shows automatically starting without allowing me to look at the episodes. And every time I looked at a synopsis for a movie I couldn't see it all unless I waited for it to scroll down. I like each film and tv show having their own page like on every other version of netflix.
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rpd123  +   736d ago
Yeah that irritated me a lot too. I've gotten used to it, but it still irks me sometimes.
Veneno  +   736d ago
It's way better because you pay $60 per year to use online services that are free eveywhere else. so there fore it automatically makes it better.

Wait a minute.........
YodaCracker  +   735d ago
You really think there are people paying for Xbox LIVE Gold simply to use Netflix?
Lvl_up_gamer  +   735d ago
When are people going to learn that you pay a monthly subscription for XBL primary functions which is a robust and unified online service to play games on within a strong community.

When the 360 launched all these apps like netflix wasn't available. They came AFTER. Apps like netflix are not charged. They are now just apart of what is the bigger picture.

When you are too close to an amazing painting, all you see is brush strokes and globs of paint. Hard to justify the cost in which it took to create or why anyone would even care to see it. BUT when you take a step back and see the beauty of the whole picture, then you realize just how much time and effort was put into it and why people from all over the world come just to look at that single picture.

XBL is amazing and I will continue to pay for it so long as it continues to offer me the best online gaming experience over ANY of the competing consoles. I have money and less then $5 for a quality service is nothing to me.

I deserve the best quality and if I have to pay for it, then fine. I have no problem feeling better then those who don't have the money to enjoy the same experiences that I have. I do the same when I go on vacation. I pay top dollar for the best resorts. I won't settle for anything less then the best because I can afford it and if I pay for it, then I deserve it.
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Seraphemz  +   735d ago
@ Lvl up gamer - the thing is a person shouldnt HAVE to pay 60 bucks to use Netflix on their account if they have NETFLIX but not a GOLD Membership. Thats the point. Why should a person who is paying for netflix, but doesnt want Gold on Xbox be denied access to that application?

And, paying for something that works equally as well as something that you get for free is just plain dumb. I also have money to buy the best, and thats why I bought a PS3 when it first came out.
Rhythmattic  +   735d ago

Justify your money to MS all you want.... Hell, lets even go off on a tangent , lets use an analogy of how beautiful brushstrokes of art is the same as the amazing underlying computer code that is live...

When will you defence jockeys realise its not about the cost , its a matter of principle....

Its a friggin gaming console.....
Let me play my games, online for free, just like every other gaming platform....
Lvl_up_gamer  +   735d ago
@ Seraphemz

If someone HAS a netflix account, then they can still watch it on the platform they originally bought Netflix to watch on. Therefore they don't NEED to pay $60 for a gold membership just to watch netflix on.

@ Rhythmattic

I would LOVE to not have to pay for XBL, but anyone who thinks that XBL is on the same level as the other consoles that offer online for free are ignorant individuals. It's a premium service that after playing on ALL the competitors online options is a service I will not game online without. MS charges for it so I am willing to pay because to me it's light years ahead of the competitions.

Why should I have to pay MORE for a 1st class plane seat if it's still just a seat on the same plane that a class seat is on? Simply because it's a premium seat that has features and benefits in which the class seats do not. XBL is a premium service that other consoles are NOT offering. Therefore, I am willing to pay for the best online gaming experience that is available on the market. If Sony or Nintendo can match XBL feature for feature and offer it for free, then I will be more then happy to make the switch. Until then, non XBL members should stop the bitching about MS charging for a premium service until other console makers can match it for free.
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Rhythmattic  +   734d ago
Level up,
Lets agree to disagree...

All this FUD about how Live is a better service? You really didnt read my comment....

Your opinion, now mine, , in game, and online there is no advantage live offers to MP, except the over used "Juggernaut" you call cross game chat...

In more cases , PSN actually uses dedicated servers and not p2p, eg, Warhawk, Starhawk, Resistance Mag and a few others... But there is no way the netcode of a p2p system is better because of live and the $$ per year subscription..... Just as PS+ has no effect on everyones experience of a games MP online portion.

Let me reiterate...

"Its a friggin gaming console.....
Let me play MP game content, online for free, just like every other gaming platform...."

I still own a 360, but out of principle , will not subscribe to gold.. And for that reason, I buy all multis on my PS3 and Steam... Its my personal choice, yes....

But surely, wouldnt MS benefit from me buying some Mutliplatform games with MP , that are a better version on the 360 , than not at all?
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"Why Is the PlayStation 3 Netflix App Way Better Than the Xbox 360 App?"

lol That's nothing you should see the games! way better than xbox.
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cgoodno  +   735d ago
I don't see how one element makes it "way" better. Even then, I don't see how the article writer's review of the systems to determine who is better can come from just analyzing one aspect. Has he done tests to show which one buffers faster, producers better quality movies on the same line, search speed, general navigation, etc.?

No, it's way better because one page of the whole app he feels is better on the PS3 than the 360.

Seriously, what a waste of an article. What a waste of time. We are entering sad days ahead where forum quality posts (actually, not even that) are making big headlines solely because it supports a console bias.

Future expected headline:

Xbox 360 power cord way better than PS3 power cord - author explains how his 360 power cord still works while his PS3 power cord abandoned him by being left in his old apartment.

Wii U case better than PS3 or 360 case - author explains how he can use it as a coaster more effectively than the other two devices.
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Riderz1337  +   736d ago
Maybe because you don't have to pay to pay for Netflix. Buy Xbox Live gold membership so that you have the OPTION to buy Netflix? Do people not see the problem with this?
Belking  +   736d ago
Everything is an option so it's not like anyone is forced into anything. Both apps are the same. The only thing different is you need xbox live gold to access it on xbox and with PS3 you don't. It all goes back to which service you prefer.....

PSN..... best price

Xbox live....better service
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kingmushroom  +   736d ago
define better service, because Netflix on Ps3 is Great with no connection problems
Ezz2013  +   736d ago

what "better service" ?!
Gaming_Guru  +   736d ago
How can you say XBOX 360's Netflix is better service when it's the same exact thing? Netflix is a third party company, they do not deal with Sony or Microsoft besides allowing the application to be sold on their platform.
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cpayne93  +   736d ago
It's a little bit better but not worth the 60 bucks a year in my opinion.
Nathaniel_Drake  +   736d ago
I still don't understand the better service from people comparing live and psn. The connection speed is usually the same it just seems better because you are paying for it.
Seraphemz  +   735d ago
Im not willing to pay 60 bucks extra so that I can cross game chat... not worth it. Why the hell do I want to play a certain game and talk to someone that is playing a different game, and if im really close to that person, i will just call them if I just want to talk.

I mention cross game because thats pretty much the only thing I can think of that people mention when you compare the both..
Eyeco  +   735d ago
having gamed extensively on both , there really is not much difference aside from cross/ party chat to me what's so ever.
You could say that XBL is more robust, which it should be if your paying $60 a year for but as far as my gaming experience goes there's hardly any real difference to me,

I'm not some hardcore online fanatic the only games I played on XBL was L4D 2,Gears of War 3, and Halo Reach, my experience online felt no superior or inferior to my most played PSN games Killzone 2, Uncharted 2, and LBP 1-2

So from my perspective XBL has never really done much for me that PSN hasn't, I don't really care for Cross game chat its a nice feature that's there as am option but I never really used it, imo XBL is a little overrated especially compared to another free service Steam and that destroys both.
Megaton  +   736d ago
Sucker tax.
Gaming_Guru  +   736d ago
I think that factors in, but the one big difference I noticed from switching back and forth, the PlayStation 3 automatically plays the next episode in queue.

I was watching X-Men (1992 Series) and the PlayStation 3 will automatically play the next episode with a count down indicating when. The XBOX 360 doesn't do that, I would have to physically tell my XBOX 360 to play next episode. If that wasn't enough, if you kept stopping the countdown the PlayStation 3 would stop automatically play the next episode.
dazreah  +   736d ago
No the Xbox version does play the next episode it was updated last week.
Belking  +   736d ago
You couldn't be more wrong. The 360 does do that.....and to go one step further if you have Kinect you can even do it by voice alone. Sony is still playing catch up when it comes to functionality and ease of use for their service. Me personally, I don't have to use neither one because I have smart TV which eliminates the need for them.
Gaming_Guru  +   736d ago
You mean you would buy a $150 open mic when nearly all XBOX 360s come with a headset that can do the very same thing, unless you are talking about the hand gestures?

If it was updated, it was updated, but the PlayStation 3 already had that from the get go when I was using the XBOX 360 and PlayStation 3 for Netflix.
dazreah  +   735d ago
Why the hell do i get disagrees for stating a fact!!??
-GametimeUK-  +   736d ago
Agreed. Not having to pay to pay has to br a huge factor. I personally prefer the interface on PS3 too and I know many who agree with me.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   736d ago
They have the same content....
Ezz2013  +   736d ago
but you don't pay for it on ps3
sarshelyam  +   736d ago
Eh...you pay for the sub, you simply don't have to pay to access the application on the PS3.
spicelicka  +   736d ago
goddammit netflix is every freaking wheree, phones, tablets, dvd players, tvs, laptops, computers, everywheree. I'ts not a ps3/360 exclusive service.

Why do people think you're "paying $60 for netflix" on xbox?? $60 is for the damn games service and netflix just happens to be accessible. It's bullshit and unreasonable but you're not "paying" extra just for netflix.
cervantes99  +   736d ago
Because I don't have to pay for one service just so I can access my other paid service.
InTheLab  +   736d ago
It's been that way since they removed the need for the red Netflix disc...
Ben_Grimm  +   736d ago
The UI hands down is one of the biggest reason.

Lets say I want to watch the Aquabats Super Show. For PS3 I click on the item and a nice list appears with the episodes of choice. I can select either one and press play.

For the 360 I select the item and it automatically plays, i have to then select the info again and scroll through the episodes while the show is playing.

It's a minor inconvenience and it may sound trivial but it is a very annoying UI Design that frustrates me any time I use Netflix on 360.
vickers500  +   736d ago
Plus it seems to be a LOT faster and more responsive on the ps3 app, and it looks better too in my opinion.

Using the Xbox version is just kind of a pain in the ass. I think the reason is they had to build in that crappy kinect support, which makes things slower and uglier. They just need to keep the UI universal, both the Tivo version and the PS3 version are the same. Or they could include an option where the 360 version can switch between a faster UI, and the kinect supported UI, let people choose instead of forcing an unnecessary hindrance on them.
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Avernus  +   736d ago
I have both systems, and paying to use Netflix, then paying to use this application on xbox makes NO sense to me. PS3 all the way tbh.
CommonSenseGamer  +   736d ago
I agree with what you're saying but nobody would buy a 360 just for netflix would they. Being able to access Netflix is just an insensitive for paying for the Gold service.

If we want to complain about something off topic, why not moan about how Sony charged an upgrade fee for their PlayTV app....whatever happened to that add-on by the way.
Avernus  +   736d ago
I won't buy a PS3 just for netflix either...I have a PC, and a laptop. I have both consoles for their respective exclusives; not just for streaming movies/shows. Paying to USE an application I already paid for, is an absolute rip.
subtenko  +   735d ago
@Avernus, you're watching in on your laptop while I watch it on my HDTV from my ps3 without having to pay twice because ps3 online is free. Thats one of the many reasons I prefer PlayStation over Xbox.

I have have more convenience. Also Idk if xbox has crackle but we have the crackle app on ps3 xmb and in playstation home to watch with friends which is fun when we all have mics in group chat :)
Sp1d3ynut  +   736d ago
In terms of content, it's rather stupid to even ask this question, when you consider Sony has it's own film company, and exclusive partnerships from that fact.

The reason I typically still use my PC for netflix, however, has to do with input features, like the "search" bar, for quickly finding movies, actors, directors, etc. You can't do that on the 360. MS wants you to use the Bing search + Kinect...but that doesn't give you full access to the Netflix database. You also can't browse within a specific category, like Horror, for instance, on the 360.
dazreah  +   736d ago
The content is the same!
Why on earth did someone disagree the shows and films are the same on them all??!!
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MasterD919  +   736d ago
The 360 app isn't too bad, although I've noticed it comes off as slow occasionally in regards to the menus and interfaces.

I actually started using VUDU more...I've never been impressed with Netflix's lack of new releases available.
BLAKHOODe  +   736d ago
I blame Kinect. Microsoft is determined to push the device to the moon and back and have made every aspect of Xbox Live Kinect friendly even when it's not in the user's best interest.
DivineAssault  +   736d ago
This is stupid lol..
BoNeSaW23  +   736d ago
Thanks for your well informed contribution to the discussion! How about you and your 3 agrees go play while grown ups talk.
CommonSenseGamer  +   736d ago
So how exactly is the app better on PS3 than on 360? this blog was nothing more than he preferred the ads on one than the other. Do the different apps charge differently for the content? is the quality different?
fabod86  +   736d ago
The UI is better designed and olso smoother, but the main reason is that on PS3 you don't need a Gold subscription to use it.
Dlacy13g  +   736d ago
Your reasons seem valid and legit...why didn't this blogger say the same? All I got from that "article" was that he didn't understand why the recommendations were different.
yesmynameissumo  +   736d ago
You can send wat you're viewing to either an Android smartphone or tablet or the PS3. Episodes of TV shows will autoplay. Faster. Free to access for existing Netflix subscribers.
theWB27  +   736d ago
It's funny people act as though you have pay for Live Gold for every separate app you want to use on the Xbox. I pay 7 bucks a month for gold which equals 21 cents a day. You're kidding me if that's too much money. Although the UI for Netflix is far superior on PS3 ít's not like you're paying Gold, Netflix and then an extra fee to actually use it. Get over it people...paying for Live is as optional as paying for Plus..and Netflix isn't free on PS3 cause you're still paying for Netflix.
FunAndGun  +   736d ago
$.21 a day

7 years = 2555 days

2555 days = $536.55

yeah, I think you might have gotten robbed. lol
vlonjati77  +   736d ago

its funny.I live in Canada and for many things you wanna buy or when the bank calls to sell life insurance etc.they say is this much weekly this much dayly,i say how much hourly.its just a tactic to seem that we dont have to pay much if we hear dayly payment.well apparently a lot get tricked ,not me.Im european from a poor country,I grew up learning how to save.
I have a friend doctor,he earns double what I earn but every other month he borrows money from me lol well,im not cheap its just I know how to spend the money ,instead he wastes it.by paying interests for things he buys,by buying unnecessary stuff etc. anyway. $.21 a day that guy funny he gets screwd over and over and its good for us to have a lough.have a nice day bright and not so bright ones.
theWB27  +   736d ago
That seriously is one of the worse retorts I've seen. $536.55 over 7 years is getting robbed?

Average gamer hours per week= 13 hours= 0.01615 cents per hour to play online.

Avid gamer average per week= 48 hours= 0.00438 cents per hour to play online.

You pay more per month to post nonsense like vlonjati77 for internet.

And vlonjati77 you're getting screwed over paying for things per month but you look over because either

A)you want it and don't mind the costs


B)somebody else is paying for you to use it.

If you were that good at saving you wouldn't be on the internet since it isn't a neccesity nor waste gas to get to another place that has internet, or gaming, cell phone, etc.

Have a nice day bright and not so bright ones.
Riderz1337  +   736d ago
Lol bro 500$ spent on paying for xbox live? I spend 50$ a year for PS Plus and get one retail game every month + 2 PSN games (not gonna include Vita games since those are recent). 3 games every month X 12 months = 36 games FOR 50$. So yeah, you did get robbed for paying 500$ to use your internet connection over the course of 7 years.

Sorry bro.
SegaKnuckles86  +   736d ago
7 bucks too much a month. I rather spend that money on an MMORPG or some other games or whatever. All you are paying for is P2P and you are too blind to see you are getting ripped off.
fabod86  +   736d ago
Yup but i don't need to be a Plus subscriber to use it. You don't get the point, an app that has a subscription model to be used should not request an extra fee just to access it. These app(not only Netflix) should be included with the Live Silver.
DigitalRaptor  +   736d ago
The "it's only 21 cents per day" is an absolute cop out and as a gamer you are excusing Microsoft when they're charging you for basic P2P gameplay that is not superior in any form.

The advanced features might be worth that amount to you and that's fine, but it's not about the price or the overall service. It's about the principle that you have ZERO choice in the matter if you want to play your multiplayer games online, when why the hell do Microsoft need your money for that as a multi-billion dollar company? It's not like you're paying that fee for licensed content. Think about it. They raised the barrier of entry by $10 a couple years back and for what? If they raise it by another $10, is it gonna be "it's only 40 cents a day"?

The fact that Netflix is hidden behind the MS paywall too is ridiculous by itself, but it's kinda embarrassing that you don't have a problem with Microsoft holding back and charging you each year to access free apps.

"and Netflix isn't free on PS3 cause you're still paying for Netflix."

I'm sorry, what?? This goes beyond bending over. Yes, your subscribed Netflix content is accessible through a free app in the PSN, just like it is on PC, Mac, Android, iOS, Wii and every other device that runs the service. But not on XBL. Can't you see the difference?

If you want to use PS+ features you actually have a choice and it's reasonable and upfront in its intent. Basic online gameplay remains free, which is what occurs everywhere outside the Xbox eco-system. So no, XBL Gold is not OPTIONAL if you want to play your purchased games for their intent - to be played - because we're gamers aren't we?
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theWB27  +   736d ago
I don't understand how stating the cheapness of a product is a cop out...it only seems that way because you want it to. I have both systems and I still barely game online, even though the PS3 is free. So it all amounts to what you think is worth it. Microsoft is very upfront in its intent: pay us to play online...I think that's pretty upfront.

Sony might have what you think is a better model but guess what...Sony isn't doing as good as Microsoft. It just seems a section of gamers think there is no business behind games and everything should be given.

I'll leave you with this: THE ONLY REASON SONY HAS THE ONLINE FREE AND LATER DID PS PLUS IS BECAUSE THEY WERE PLAYING CATCH UP TO MICROSOFT IN THAT AREA. If Sony had ushered in console online gaming I GUARANTEE it wouldn't have been free. I bet alot more features will be coming to PS Plus members next gen that will make you subscribe just like Live and leave non subscribers behind.
DigitalRaptor  +   736d ago
Okay looks like you're not listening because you're comfortable paying for something that should be free. We're talking basic P2P gaming here which is how the majority of online games work, not dedicated servers. Even if you think we're not entitled to something so basic, that can't cost anything worth charging for if we're honest.

Stating "the cheapness" of a product in the way that you did, is an excuse. Whether or not it's because I want basic online to be free doesn't change that what Microsoft does is exploitative and unreasonable based on the related standards across the rest of the industry.

"Sony isn't doing as good as Microsoft."

So they're not doing as good, but offering you more for your money...? Why aren't they charging for an online that has the features of XBL? Look at the Vita - party chat and cross-game chat, no? Free online though.

What you left me with there is a theory. So I'll leave you with a better one. If Microsoft enabled free online on their system, I GUARANTEE Gold subscriptions would plummet, and Microsoft would go on being able to do what they do pretty much for the next decade and beyond. They only charge for basic online, not because of reasonable intent, but because they love the fact that people pay as a direct consequence of them having no choice otherwise.

And yes, I agree that a lot more advanced features will be coming to PS+, but that doesn't raise the price of entry if you want to play your games how their developers intended you to.
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stage88  +   736d ago
Yeah.... I'm not paying Microsoft to access Netflix, a company that has no affiliation with them at all apart from a free downloadable app.
SaffronCurse  +   736d ago
I do all my Netflixing on either ps3 or ps vita.
YourGreatUncle  +   736d ago
I use Netflix on my PS3 over my 360 is because I like the UI alot better, the app and videos load up faster it seems like, and it gives me more suggested options. Like it will give me a list of movies/tv shows and it says "Because you watched ........" It just seems like it gives you more of those on PS3.
SITH  +   736d ago
For the oblivious, Sony does not allow Sony licensed movies on the 360 Netflix app.
Playstation4LyFe  +   736d ago
PSN will forever be free.
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Tone  +   736d ago
Netflix app still not released here in the UK for vita.. had to do the American account trick to get it. Which you cannot do now after the last update.
TranceXTheory  +   736d ago
WII U app is pretty cool too
NoobJobz  +   736d ago
The PS3 Netflix is much better IMO. I don't use pricing as a reason why either. I just think the UI is much better. That doesn't mean I won't use the Xbox Netflix but I just don't like the way it's setup.
xJumpManx  +   736d ago
I always have what I want to watch in que I prefer to the use the webpage to set up all that before I sit down and watch a movie.
Lvl_up_gamer  +   736d ago
I use both and my wife and I prefer the 360 app.

To each their own.
Bathyj  +   736d ago
Am I the only one who prefers Blurays to either?
Veneno  +   736d ago
I prefer the blu-rays. Streaming audio sucks a big lolly pop. Blu ray audio is simply divine.
gnothe1  +   736d ago
Why is it only on N4g that everything on the PS3 is better than everything on the 360....the PS3 can do no wrong on this site...even when the 360 is the most sought after console especially in America...I personally like Netflix on the wii u better cause I can switch between the tv an game pad..
dakunclear  +   736d ago
No the 360 can do wrong but you are taking it out of proportion because if you look at most sites out there its the opposite but anyways the PS3 UI is smoother in the netflix app compared to the 360. Anyways I use a thing called physical media 90% of the time cause its superior even knowing the fact that I have 50mbs internet speeds!
strigoi814  +   736d ago
coz on the 360 you need to subscribe to xbl to be able to access it..sony give no more add ons
mochachino  +   736d ago
The interface is terrible on 360, particularly the fast forward and rewind.
Raoh  +   736d ago
I believe its due to the fact that XBOX uses Microsoft's Silverlight to run Netflix.

Sony's Playstation 3 uses HTML5.

In many comments by Netflix, they mention the ease of updating Netflix via html5. Similar claims are never mentioned by Netflix when mentioning the Xbox version.

I'm sure Microsoft also has a few other restrictions I think.
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rapidturtle  +   735d ago
Wow, and you don't even have to pay Sony for the Netflix feature.

Howd day do dat??????
shempo  +   735d ago
ps3 nuff said.

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