Access to on-demand content just got a better if you own a PS3.  Sonyand Netflix just announced a deal to include Netflix streaming capability on the existing install base of PS3 consoles. Combining recent price cuts with Netflix functionality for free, it looks like Sony is taking off the gloves against Microsoft. While Xbox 360 users also have access to Netflix content, you have to be an Xbox Gold user which costs an additional fifty bucks a year.
One bonus of Netflix on an Xbox or a PS3 is that streaming quality can be enhanced by buffering content to the hard drive and not being totally at the mercy of your broad band connection. As the Netflix catalog of on-line content grows, I can see the benefits to owning a PS3 getting better and better…

PSNetflixAccess to on-demand content just got a better if you own a PS3.  Sony and Netflix just announced a deal to include Netflix streaming capability on the existing install base of PS3 consoles. Combining recent price cuts with Netflix functionality for free, it looks like Sony is taking off the gloves against Microsoft. While Xbox 360 users also have access to Netflix content, you have to be an Xbox Gold user which costs an additional fifty bucks a year.

One bonus of Netflix on an Xbox or a PS3 is that streaming quality can be enhanced by buffering content to the hard drive and not being totally at the mercy of your broad band connection. As the Netflix catalog of on-line content grows, I can see the benefits to owning a PS3 getting better and better…

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