January 19, 2021
Yes, Netflix still rents DVD and Blu-ray Disc movies. The by-mail disc rental pioneer reported revenue of $200 million for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2020 — down about $100 million from the end of 2019.
Netflix doesn’t include packaged-media rental revenue in its financials, categorizing disc rental as separate revenue. The company reported $400 million in rental revenue in 2018 — underscoring the ongoing end of its legacy packaged-media business.
With Family Video calling it quits, Netflix and Redbox remain the only packaged-media rental services operating nationwide.