Netflix Channel

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Netflix Channel
Title IDHCLx
TypeDownloaded channel
Installed fromWii Shop Channel
PeripheralsWiimote1.svg Internet
Blocks (channel/save)55

The Netflix Channel allows users to stream movies directly to your Wii. You must have a subscription with Netflix to do this.

Original Disc Version

Netflix originally offered a Wii Instant Streaming Disc free of charge to all Netflix members.[1] In October 2010, they announced a new version downloadable from the Wii Shop Channel and made the discs obsolete.[2]


Movies can be streamed at up to 480p. There is no possible way to get HD (720p and up) on the Wii due to hardware limitations.

Netflix Subscription

To use the Netflix Channel, you need a Netflix account with unlimited streaming. When you first use the Netflix Channel, it will prompt you to enter a code provided by the channel into the Netflix website in order to pair the Wii with your account.