Netflix for Windows 8 now available

Fans of the streaming video service will be able to access it on Windows 8 when the new OS comes out in two weeks. The app came out today in the Windows Store.

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Netflix will be waiting for Windows 8 users when the new operating system comes out in two weeks. Screenshot by CNET

Netflix fans, you don't have to avoid Windows 8. Your streaming movies and TV shows will be waiting for you when the latest version of Microsoft's operating system comes out in a couple of weeks.

Appearing in the Windows Store today, Netflix clearly doesn't want to miss even a day of the action when the new OS comes out on October 26.

The app is free for Netflix members and lets them instantly watch thousands of TV shows and movies.