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PS3 is #1 for Netflix Streaming in the Living Room

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Well, x360 would be number one, except you have to pay for XBox Live to use it.. which is totally stupid.

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I'm getting a PS3 for this reason. I have xbox and I'm not paying for gold which cuts off 95% of the things I can use on it.

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I use the 360 because I can control it with my Logitech Harmony remote and not need to swap controllers. However I have been using the Wii U for it more and more frequently, love the GamePad.

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I use the 360 because I can control it with my Logitech Harmony remote and not need to swap controllers. However I have been using the Wii U for it more and more frequently, love the GamePad.

I just found out today that the Wii U does not support Dolby Digital codecs, so Netflix on it only outputs in stereo /facepalm.

Nintendo continually being cheap with licensing for media/codecs.

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I sold my 360 a long time ago, and don't have cable television since there's really nothing on it I am interested in watching, so in addition to gaming, I use my PS3 for Netflix and Hulu Plus. I would have used the 360 except you're required to pay for Gold to actually use the majority of the online functionality, so after I got my PS3, I sold the 360. I didn't sell it because I thought the 360 sucked or "OMG GRAFFIKS SO MUCH B3TT3R ON PS3!!!!", I just did it because I found myself not playing the 360 at all except once and a while to play Halo, and didn't see the point in continuing to pay for XBox Live Gold when I could do everything on the PSN that I could on Live, but without the annual fee.

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Thats the main reason I keep it around.

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i use netflix on my ps3 daily.

wtf is "max"??

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Doesn't help that the app on the 360 sucks balls.

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I was one of those people, then their software kept crashing the instance it was loaded, same problem 2 completely different PS3s. The only suggestion they could come up with was to format both PS3s to factory settings :|

Bye Netflix.

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I love the post-play screen for tv series. Outside of a check every three episodes or so to make sure you're still watching (which is great in case I fall asleep), I can just kick back and marathon.

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