Annnnndddd…Netflix makes it official! (That didn’t take long!) October 23, 2010 3 Comments
As reported on literally 7 hours ago, Netflix has gone ahead and made offical the US release of their streaming-only subscription. The good news is you can now sign up for Netflix without paying for DVD’s through the mail. The bad news? It will only save you a buck. That’s right, streaming only costs $7.99, and streaming plus 1 DVD at a time will run you $8.99.
Here’s hoping they can manage to either lower the price of streaming only, or at least for that price get new releases in time with DVD, because otherwise, this just can’t be recommended. Don’t get me wrong, I still highly recommend the $8.99/month streaming DVD plan, but why would anyone opt out of the DVD option when it will only cost $12 extra per year? Hopefully this leads the way for many, many more new and high quality movies on the streaming service, but until then, grab the 1 DVD plan!
Are you a Netflix subscriber? How often do you really get DVD’s? What price would streaming-only have to get down to in order for you to get the streaming-only service over one with a DVD option?