Boxee Box and Netflix Finally Hook Up

Paul Lilly

We were beginning to wonder if Boxee Box would ever tie the knot with Netflix. The two have been flirting with hooking up for months, and behind closed doors, things were getting hot and heavy. It's appropriate, then, that on Valentine's Day, the Boxee Box team announced the two are finally together. If you own a Boxee Box, you're a single update away from enjoying Netflix access, which you can wait to be automatically pushed out or force the issue by heading to Settings > System > Update.

"Netflix support was the most common request we had on our blog comments, forum posts, tweets, etc.," Boxee said. "We heard you loud and clear. We were bummed that could not make it happen earlier, but are very excited to have it out today."

Netflix streaming requires a subscription to the service, which starts at $7.99/month for a streaming-only plan. According to Boxee, Netflix on the Box is a little different than what you see on the PC/Mac versions of Boxee. There's an new UI, for one, and also more discovery options.

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