Wii getting Netflix streaming?

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  1. antonkan
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    antonkan GBAtemp Maniac

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    No way in hell anyone's going to believe that article.
    Ninty wouldn't allow something like this...
     
  3. Guild McCommunist

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    NetFlix has already signed on with Microsoft/Xbox for movies. I doubt they'd go to the Wii, especially since it doesn't have HD movie capabilities (probably).
     
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    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    It could happen, but they would have to have extremely fast download rates for the wireless transfers.
     
  6. Beware

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    Why the Hell wouldn't Nintendo allow that???? It makes perfect sense. They've already launched a streaming movie service in Japan, with the success of Netflix on 360 in the West the logical thing to do is release one for this market. The streaming speeds wouldn't have to be any different than they are for a PC or 360 on wireless. It could easily be done and it wouldn't make sense for Nintendo to not do this in some way, shape, or form (in this market).
     
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    I wouldn't mind movie streaming, but it'd be hell loading the movie :/
     
  9. GeekyGuy

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    Could the Wii even handle streaming video with a level of quality worth paying for without mad buffering? [​IMG]