It’s the top of an period as Netflix has introduced that the corporate will formally finish its red-envelope-in-the-mail DVD supply service this September.
The corporate introduced that it’ll ship its final DVD on September 29, 2023. Discs that haven’t but been returned might be accepted via October 27. The corporate does have a instrument for DVD subscribers to obtain knowledge about their rental historical past:
This follows a protracted historical past wherein Netflix was in a position to surpass Blockbuster years in the past by providing no due dates or late charges with its DVD enterprise. Netflix would later finish its personal film rental choice, and the DVD-in-the-mail choice which drew many to Netflix within the first place will come after September of this yr.
At any time up till Oct 27, 2023 a present DVD subscriber or former DVD buyer whose DVD subscription was canceled inside the previous 9 months could obtain their knowledge, by way of our Knowledge Obtain (https://dvd.netflix.com/Obtain), which incorporates:
Your rental historical past
In a FAQ answering why the disc rental service is closing, the corporate says it expects it to be “more and more troublesome” to supply the perfect DVD expertise whereas the enterprise shrinks. “Making 2023 our Remaining Season permits us to take care of our high quality of service via the final day and exit on a excessive observe,” says the corporate.
Keep tuned for extra particulars as they grow to be out there.
By way of 9to5Mac and Netflix