How-To Guide: Netflix on the PS3


By now you’ve no doubt heard that Netflix members can instantly stream movies and TV shows to their TV via the PlayStation 3. We’ve created a quick and simple how-to guide for anyone interested in taking advantage of the service and start streaming now!

First off, you must own a PlayStation 3 and be a member of Netflix. Next you’ll want to head over to to request a completely free instant streaming disc for your PS3. The disc will then we delivered for free (usually one day after requested).


Once you’ve received your instant streaming disc from Netflix, just insert the disc into your PS3 and select the Netflix icon under the Video tab of the Xross Media Bar (XMB) to begin instantly streaming movies and TV episodes directly to your TV.


Check out the demonstration video below: