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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2008, 07:41:40 AM »
On the tone of Netflix: Sony Pictures and by extension, Colombia Pictures, won't let you play their movies on the XBox.

NXE is open to all today.  Enjoy making your Mii again.


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #16 on: November 19, 2008, 09:38:20 AM »
Rude, I think you can get unlimited streaming Netflix Instant with every plan except the very basic / cheapest. I think the cheapest one that offers unlimited streaming is $8 a month, but I could be wrong.

Just remember that Netflix only has a fraction of their catalog available for streaming.  You'll still get some fair amount of use out of it.  But just don't expect that every movie in the Netflix catalog will be available to stream online.

Correct - the content that's available to stream is definitely a fraction of Netflix's total catalog, and out of those it seems MOST are available to Xbox, although it seems Sony just put the kibosh on their titles, dirty rat bastards. But yeah I've already watched a few of my Instant titles through my Xbox (I was a member of the "early preview" that happened, and I've already used their Instant service a bunch of times on my computer) .. and through the 360 it's been pretty friggin sweet.


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #17 on: November 19, 2008, 09:41:06 AM »
If Sony doesn't like it, they should get off their fucking asses and allow video streaming on the PS3 as well, instead of the really shitty pay per episode system they have now. And while you're at it, make it available in Canada, you bastards. We're not fucking Endochina, we're 30 miles north of the border. :P
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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #18 on: November 19, 2008, 09:41:58 AM »
If Sony doesn't like it, they should get off their fucking asses and allow video streaming on the PS3 as well, instead of the really shitty pay per episode system they have now. And while you're at it, make it available in Canada, you bastards. We're not fucking Endochina, we're 30 miles north of the border. :P

Yeah, what's funny is that we were streaming Hulu and Netflix to our PS3 here in the office :)  (We use it to play Blu-rays in our new Theater Room)...


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #19 on: November 19, 2008, 09:43:18 AM »
Rude, I think you can get unlimited streaming Netflix Instant with every plan except the very basic / cheapest. I think the cheapest one that offers unlimited streaming is $8 a month, but I could be wrong.

Just remember that Netflix only has a fraction of their catalog available for streaming.  You'll still get some fair amount of use out of it.  But just don't expect that every movie in the Netflix catalog will be available to stream online.

Correct - the content that's available to stream is definitely a fraction of Netflix's total catalog, and out of those it seems MOST are available to Xbox, although it seems Sony just put the kibosh on their titles, dirty rat bastards. But yeah I've already watched a few of my Instant titles through my Xbox (I was a member of the "early preview" that happened, and I've already used their Instant service a bunch of times on my computer) .. and through the 360 it's been pretty friggin sweet.

I have not watched a Netflix title through the 360 yet.  How's the video quality?
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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #20 on: November 19, 2008, 01:50:43 PM »
Quite good. I watched Strange Brew and there was a little bit of noticeable compression, but only when you're really close to the screen. If you were sitting at couch distance you'd never even see it.

So, I'd say it's between broadcast and DVD quality.


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #21 on: November 19, 2008, 02:48:17 PM »
I don't get Netflix.  The NXE is quite nice though, even if the avatar creation is a little simplistic, and the only pose available is a fashion model's runway look. 


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2008, 02:56:25 PM »
I don't get Netflix.  The NXE is quite nice though, even if the avatar creation is a little simplistic, and the only pose available is a fashion model's runway look. 

I wish that they would have had some more clothing styles for your avatars.  Or at least the ability to change the colors of your avatar's clothes.  I mean, for suits all they had were brown and white.  Where the hell is black...or green if you want to make a Riddler avatar?   :P
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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2008, 03:05:01 PM »
This is going to sound bloody silly, but how the hell do I change the theme of my gamercard? I can't see the option anywhere!

EDIT: Nevermind.  ::facepalm::
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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2008, 03:11:58 PM »
Incidentally, it appears that you can restore Netflix streaming of Sony products to your XBOX here:

http://www.themediamall.com/playon
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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2008, 03:28:04 PM »
So, I downloaded it this morning before work and didn't really get to mess around with it, but the most glaring thing to me was that there wasn't a "Play Game" button like there was with the blades. I must've just missed it though, which is also weird, because you'd think it'd be immediately noticeable.


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2008, 03:38:20 PM »
If Sony doesn't like it, they should get off their fucking asses and allow video streaming on the PS3 as well, instead of the really shitty pay per episode system they have now.
XBox still has that system.  But if Sony wants to set up a service for streaming videos, I'll be on board if they have enough decent movies to watch and a good price.  For for now.. *Adds some Dirty Hairy and Project AKo to Netflix queue.*
Incidentally, it appears that you can restore Netflix streaming of Sony products to your XBOX here:
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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #27 on: November 19, 2008, 05:24:18 PM »
It's a lot faster, but definitely needs better Beard support!



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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #28 on: November 19, 2008, 05:45:37 PM »
I don't get Netflix.  The NXE is quite nice though, even if the avatar creation is a little simplistic, and the only pose available is a fashion model's runway look. 

I wish that they would have had some more clothing styles for your avatars.  Or at least the ability to change the colors of your avatar's clothes.  I mean, for suits all they had were brown and white.  Where the hell is black...or green if you want to make a Riddler avatar?   :P

I read they'll be adding more soon, and possibly monetizing it (so that something like, say, a Batman costume might run you 100 points).


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Re: (360) NXE Time....
« Reply #29 on: November 20, 2008, 12:17:12 AM »
Not a bad start. All he needs is a b33r in his hand...