Netflix kills Qwikster but still considering games
Netflix exec Steve Swasey says that while the company has dropped plans to spin off its DVD-by-mail service, the company is still mulling a plan to offer video game rentals
Video game enthusiasts can hold out hope that Netflix will still make a foray into video game rentals.
Earlier today, Netflix announced that it hadto break out DVD-by-mail operations into its own service, called Qwikster. Last month, CEO Reed Hastings for the new service, which included video game rentals.
While Qwikster may be gone, the idea for enabling people to rent Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 titles is still on the table, Netflix Vice President of Corporate Communications Steve Swasey told CNET.
No word on when a final decision might be made yet, so if you're a gamer keep your fingers crossed.