Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion 'due to overwhelming demand'

Partly because of the Netflix promotion, Chromecast has been selling fast. Both and sold out of the device by Thursday morning ( is selling the device again). The device can be purchased from the Google Play online store, but it has a shipping wait time of three to four weeks.

Given that it’s just $35 a pop, this is far from surprising. Regardless of how good Chromecast ends up being, right now it’s a pure impulse buy and perhaps Netflix wasn’t actually prepared to offer that many free trials in such a short amount of time.