Hulu subscription service might soon be available on PlayStation 3

Hulu subscription service might soon be available on PlayStation 3

Summary: Not everyone is entirely enthusiastic about the idea of paying for Hulu, but a subscription for streaming via a gaming console makes a little more sense. That might be possible with Sony's PlayStation 3 very shortly.

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Not everyone is entirely enthusiastic about the idea of paying for Hulu, but a subscription for streaming via a gaming console makes a little more sense. That might be possible with Sony's PlayStation 3 very shortly.

According to Bloomberg, talks between Hulu and Sony to bring access to the popular streaming service to the PlayStation Network are almost complete. The monthly subscription fee should fall around $9.95 as previously reported.

Hulu is also likely to become available on Xbox 360 soon (and where is that iPad app!?). Hulu appears to be spreading to consoles and other gadgets the way Netflix has. It's an excellent additional viewing platform, and more people would probably be willing to shell out a subscription fee each month for that rather than just streaming from the website.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware

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  • What makes you think that?

    Obviously your wallet is a little thicker than most of ours, otherwise another $120/yr would mean a little more to you.<br><br>Netflix has enjoyed immense growth in online video delivery, but even they have not tried to rely solely on a subscription-only basis. Unless there is something I'm missing in their potential offering (like an enormous catalog not currently available through other means) then they don't have the value proposition it would take to float a large subscription business, especially if they are paying royalties or revenue-sharing to the content owners.
    terry flores
  • RE: Hulu subscription service might soon be available on PlayStation 3

    Yeah, I don't think I would like to pay for HULU. especially 9.95 a month. One thing. Why do companies think that just because it's "Only 10 Dollars", it makes it ok. What's wrong with a $1.99 or $2.99 a month subscription. I mean, make it REALLY affordable to everyone, not just those with extremely disposable income. Not everyone is flush with an extra 120 a year to blow on T.V. It's bad enough we pay the extravagant Internet fees that we do here in America. Americans pay the most for the least amount of bandwith in the ENTIRE World. That is mainly because of the greed of corporate America.
    Tenspeed
  • RE: Hulu subscription service might soon be available on PlayStation 3

    I would never pay extra for something that I can get for free on the web. As someone else pointed out, not all of us have money to blow. If it was $.99, I might consider it.
    LightTechSystems
  • RE: Hulu subscription service might soon be available on PlayStation 3

    hulu is wonderful~~
    brave666