If you rent movies online there are many great benefits. One of them being how you can watch these movies instantly on your PC, laptop, PlayStation, Xbox or any other internet ready device. You don’t even have to wait for them to arrive by mail anymore.
The most common method of receiving the DVD you rent online is by mail. So you watch the movie in the usual way on any DVD player. However some people prefer to watch the movie right away. And by doing so, can also save a lot of time from the constant mailing and returning of DVDs. This means you can watch even more movies each month.
How exactly can you watch more movies by watching them instantly?
Each rental plan allows you to rent movies online but only so many at a time. For example, if you are on the 1 movie per month plan, you must return each DVD before the next one is mailed to you.
Common rental plans available at popular online rental stores such as Netflix and Blockbuster allow 1, 2 or 3 movies out at a time.
So by being able to watch the movie right away, you can receive and return them a lot faster hence, watch more movies. And you have a number of ways in which you can watch these movies instantly.
How do you watch movies instantly on your PC, TV, PlayStation or Xbox?
You can choose to stream the movie via the internet to your PC, laptop, PlayStation or Xbox or any other internet ready device. This option is usually available on all plans at no extra cost at Netflix. Blockbuster charge an extra $1.99 per rental.
Or you can watch movies on your TV by using a device provided by the online rental service at an extra cost (just for the device).
Usually you get the options to watch DVDs instantly to any internet device for free and just need to pay extra for the device that allows you to watch DVDs on your TV. Details of these TV ready devices are listed at the Netflix and Blockbuster websites.
The costs and availability of titles to watch on these devices will vary company by company. However, the good choice of titles available at most online rental stores, make these services excellent value for money. The list of compatible devices is also growing rapidly to give the consumer even more options.