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Friday, 08 July 2011 08:53

Netflix on Wii U controller possible

Written by David Stellmack


At least theoretically possible right now
With no support for Blu-ray or DVD, streaming is the only way that you will get to view video on your Nintendo Wii U; and one of the biggest questions that everyone seems to have is whether you will be able to stream Netflix content onto the display on the controller.

The answer is a surprising “it is theoretically possible,” according to none other than Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview with David M. Ewalt from Forbes. Our hats are off to David for finally getting someone to answer this question.

Of course, there is no official confirmation yet that Netflix is going to be providing a way to access content from your Wii U; but we suspect that this announcement is coming soon and will likely be ready when the system arrives in April of next year. It is hard to say, however, if the first version of the Netflix player will support streaming to the controller even if it is theoretically possible.

Read more here.

 

David Stellmack

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