A little more than a month after Microsoft improved its Xbox 360 Netflix streaming feature, Sony finally brought Netflix to the PlayStation 3 on Monday. The new feature comes just in time for the holidays, when the two consoles, along with Nintendo's Wii, are expected to battle it out on store shelves with lowered prices and exclusive games.
With Netflix now on the PS3, I started wondering how far apart Microsoft's and Sony's consoles are when it comes to non-gaming features. Is Netflix really the great equalizer, as PC World's Matt Peckham suggests? Let's take a look at the highlights: