Friday, June 12, 2009

Message to Netflix subscribers who watch instantly via Xbox

Hi, it’s Catherine again from the PR team. This message is for Netflix subscribers who instantly watch movies on their TVs via their Xbox 360s. As you’ve likely heard from the Xbox team, Xbox LIVE and will be offline most, if not all, day Tuesday, June 16th due to scheduled maintenance. While Xbox is performing this maintenance, you won’t be able to instantly watch movies on your TV via your Xbox 360. If you want to read more about the Xbox maintenance or have questions, visit the Xbox website at

Here’s the actual communication from Xbox: “On Tuesday, June 16 beginning at 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PDT (2009-06-16 0701 to 2009-06-17 0659 UTC) Xbox LIVE and will be offline for scheduled maintenance. As a result, the “My Xbox” section of will not be available, and the Xbox forums will be in read-only mode, and you will be unable to post. The rest of will be functional and available. When services are restored, up to 24 hours later, there will be no new functionality or features.”