The answer is a surprising “it is theoretically possible,” according to none other than Reggie Fils-Aime in an interview with David M. Ewalt from Forbes. Our hats are off to David for finally getting someone to answer this question.
Of course, there is no official confirmation yet that Netflix is going to be providing a way to access content from your Wii U; but we suspect that this announcement is coming soon and will likely be ready when the system arrives in April of next year. It is hard to say, however, if the first version of the Netflix player will support streaming to the controller even if it is theoretically possible.
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