PlayStation®3 Becomes Top Platform In The World For Netflix Development And Living Room Viewing

 PlayStation®3 Becomes Top Platform In The World For Netflix Development And
                             Living Room Viewing

PS3® First To Get New Netflix Features, More Streaming from PS3 Than Any Other

PR Newswire

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LOS GATOS, Calif., Dec. 4, 2012

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LOS GATOS, Calif., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Sony
Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) and Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX),
today announced that the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system is
now the primary development platform for Netflix and is the world's most
popular device for viewing movies and TV shows from Netflix on a television.



"PS3 is our largest TV-connected platform in terms of Netflix viewing, and
this year, at times, even surpassed the PC in hours of Netflix enjoyment to
become our No. 1 platform overall," said Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed
Hastings. "PS3 is a natural fit for Netflix in terms of developing and first
deploying our most advanced features. We can transparently update our
application with new features on a daily basis, and through the free
PlayStation Network, people around the world can sign up for Netflix directly
from their PS3."

"The PlayStation and Netflix communities both share a strong passion for high
quality entertainment," said Jack Tretton, CEO and President of SCEA. "Netflix
provides a fantastic experience for watching TV shows and movies on PS3, and
our joint development will continue to produce innovations for our customers
that further demonstrate PS3 as the true home for entertainment in the living

With more than 30 million streaming members globally, Netflix is the world's
leading Internet subscription service for enjoying TV shows and movies.PS3
was the first computer entertainment system to offer Netflix in full 1080p
video resolution with 5.1-channel Dolby Digital Plus™ surround sound and to
offer post play, second screen controls, on device sign-up, and alternate
audio options including subtitles. PS3 is currently the only platform to
experience a new voice user interface called "Max" that's currently being

Earlier this year, PlayStation and Netflix expanded their partnership by
bringing the Netflix experience to PlayStation Vita in the United States.
PlayStation 3 owners can start watching a movie or TV show on Netflix, pause
it, and continue watching on PS Vita's beautiful 5-inch high-def OLED screen.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world's leading Internet television network with more than 30
million members in 40 countries enjoying more than one billion hours of TV
shows and movies per month, including original series. For one low monthly
price, Netflix members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on
nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume
watching, all without commercials or commitments. Learn more about how Netflix
(NASDAQ: NFLX) is pioneering Internet television at or follow
Netflix on Facebook and Twitter.

About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of
consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI)
manufactures, distributes, develop and markets the PlayStation®2 (PS2®)
computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld
entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system
and the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system. SCEI has
revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation in 1994.
PS2® further enhances the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked
entertainment. PSP® is a handheld entertainment system that allows users to
enjoy 3D games with high-quality full-motion video and high-fidelity stereo
audio. PS3® is an advanced computer system, incorporating the powerful Cell
Broadband Engine and RSX processors. PS Vita is an ultimate portable
entertainment system that offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming
and social connectivity within a real world context. SCEI also delivers the
PlayStation® experience to open operating systems through PlayStation®Mobile,
a cross device platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its
affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC., and Sony
Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division companies, Sony Computer
Entertainment Japan and Sony Computer Entertainment Asia develops, publishes,
markets and distributes hardware and software, and manages the third party
licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide.

PlayStation and PS3 are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Computer
Entertainment Inc. Xperia is a trademark or a registered trademark of Sony
Mobile Communications AB. "Sony Tablet" is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

SOURCE Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

Contact: Dan Race, Sony Computer Entertainment America, +1-650-655-3686,, or Joris Evers, Netflix, +1-408-658-0980,
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