Netflix and PS3

Netflix Offers Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360

Now you can combine the convenience of Netflix® streaming movies with the realism and impact of surround sound. Netflix has chosen Dolby® Digital Plus to deliver 5.1-channel audio to a growing library of TV shows and movies streamed instantly over the Internet. The Sony® PlayStation®3 is the first device to support this capability, and now you can also get great sound on your Xbox 360® Elite.

Netflix Features

Netflix unlimited membership lets you instantly enjoy TV shows and movies on your TV.

Watch content as often as you want, anytime you want. 

Choose from the growing Netflix library of movies and TV episodes.

Browse by genre, new releases, top 100, or critics’ picks.

Use over three billion movie ratings from Netflix members to help you choose.

Netflix on Xbox 360

To enable Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround on the Xbox 360, just download the most recent software update, available to all Xbox users.

Learn more about the Xbox 360 Elite.

Netflix App on PlayStation3

To enable Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound when instantly streaming TV shows and movies from Netflix, you’ll need the new Netflix application for the PlayStation 3. Look for it under the Video icon and the What’s New icon when you turn on your PlayStation 3, and simply install it from there.

The new app eliminates the streaming disc and offers a completely redesigned interface to make searching and navigating easy.

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Visit the PlayStation blog for more details about Netflix on the PS3.

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Dolby Digital Plus Completes Your Online Experience

Dolby Digital Plus provides compelling, discrete multichannel surround sound that defines high-fidelity audio. It opens up an authentic theatrical experience when you watch movies and TV shows on your 5.1-channel home theater system.


Together with Netflix, Dolby Digital Plus changes the way you experience online entertainment. 

Delivers 5.1 channels of cinematic surround sound

Ensures that you’ll hear audio just as the movie or TV director intended

Conveys the full power and emotional impact of the program

Takes full advantage of your home theater's capabilities

Find out more about Dolby Digital Plus.