Wii is the most popular game console for Netflix Streaming

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#1 Posted by awadnin (294 posts) -

Netflix customers use:  
42% pc 
25% wii 
13% ps3
12%  xbox360 
 
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#2 Posted by AjayRaz (12803 posts) -

seriously? wow. i thought for sure it would be xbox or something. 

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#3 Edited by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

It has to be used for something, right?
 
Only joking.

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#4 Posted by awadnin (294 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:
seriously? wow. i thought for sure it would be xbox or something. 
same here, but maybe wii is more suitable than other, because his wiimote :]
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#5 Posted by Hizang (9358 posts) -

Well there are more Wii's out there than PS3's and 360's, makes sense.

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#6 Posted by NekuCTR (1712 posts) -

just you wait 3DS will be on top soon, but seriously PS3 for me.

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#7 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -

Personally, I always use my PC.

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#8 Posted by WilliamHenry (1285 posts) -

@AjayRaz said:

seriously? wow. i thought for sure it would be xbox or something.

I thought it would be too, but then again, only gold members can use Netflix. So that probably is a big reason why the 360 is last on this list.

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#9 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

You need to have gold to use netflix on the xbox. If it was for everyone then it would be the most but yeah, crazy.

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#10 Posted by RE_Player1 (8010 posts) -

@xobballox said:

It has to be used for something, right? Only joking.

I know that is a joke but I bet most people think that way.

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#11 Posted by shadows_kill (3094 posts) -

Didn't sony say PS3 was #1 or something at E3? Those percentages do make sence though.

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#12 Posted by StrainedEyes (1365 posts) -

Remember how the Wii sold way more than the 360 and PS3? That's why.

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#13 Posted by laserbolts (5506 posts) -
No surprise it sold a shit ton.
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#14 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6805 posts) -
@shadows_kill said:
Didn't sony say PS3 was #1 or something at E3? Those percentages do make sence though.
Maybe they said of the HD consoles?  I do think I recall them saying something about that.
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#15 Posted by jozzy (2053 posts) -

I was wondering where my bluray player fits into this but then I realised there is 8% left for "other"

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#16 Edited by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -

Not surprising, even if we as geeks find it ridiculous. The PS3 being used more than the 360 seems more unexpected to me, considering the larger install base and the timed disc-less exclusivity, but thinking about it now, it makes sense because of the Gold restriction.
 

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#17 Posted by FritzDude (2316 posts) -

I don't have Netflix in my country.

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#18 Posted by Marz (6019 posts) -

I use my wii for Netflix, mostly because my old SD TV is in my room and it's a little bigger than my computer monitor when i watch it from my bed.

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#19 Posted by Brendan (9043 posts) -

Considering the install base and the proportion of demographics for the Wii, it is not surprising at all that it's on top for consoles.

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#20 Posted by onarum (2978 posts) -

Also the wii is very silent and uses like 10% of the power a PS3 would.

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#21 Posted by Vexxan (4633 posts) -

Despite there being many Wiis out there I was sure 360 was the most popular.

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#22 Posted by NickL (2267 posts) -

All those casual people who got sucked into buying a wii have to use it for something...

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#23 Posted by DG991 (1435 posts) -

I often use my wii for netflix. It is good at it.

Xbox you have to pay a monthly fee to MS to even have the option to use netflix.

Thats the only reason I can think of for the PS3 being above the xbox.

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#24 Posted by imsh_pl (4207 posts) -

No 3DS data, survey invalid.

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#25 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -

@imsh_pl said:

No 3DS data, survey invalid.

The 3DS only got Netflix last month.

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#26 Posted by ajamafalous (13409 posts) -

Baffling.

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#27 Posted by Emilio (3581 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:
seriously? wow. i thought for sure it would be xbox or something. 
The xbox is so loud... it makes it difficult at times.
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#28 Posted by ozzdog12 (1116 posts) -

idk, I just find that really hard to believe...

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#29 Posted by misterhaan (264 posts) -

does netflix streaming ever support surround sound?  obviously not on the wii but if i had a laptop with hdmi and connected that to my receiver could i get 5.1 streaming netflix?

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