to join the CVG community. Not a member yet? Join now!

Netflix launches in UK and Ireland

One month free, £5.99 thereafter

Popular movie and TV show streaming service Netflix has crossed over from the US and is now available in the UK and Ireland.

UPDATE: The App is available on the Xbox 360 through the Bing search function.


The service was given a projected launch period of "early 2012" on this side of the pond, and the App first begun appearing on PS3s last week..

New subscribers can get a one month free trial and access the service's library of TV shows and films for instant streaming over the internet to smart TVs, consoles, computers, tablets, or mobile devices. Monthly subsriptions after the free period cost £5.99 or €6.99.

The expanding Netflix library current features The Only Way is Essex, Prison Break, Arrested Development, Breaking Bad, South Park and Damages. Movies available include 3:10 to Yuma, Blitz and The English Patient and more. Have a look at the library here.

Amazon's rival service, LOVEFiLM launched as part of the new Xbox 360 Dashboard last year.

Will you be signing up?

[ SOURCE: Netflix ]