Media

YouTube rolls out new Wii app just in time for the Wii U launch

Following its strategy of landing on a variety of streaming devices, YouTube today launched a brand new app for the Nintendo Wii game console.

The new YouTube Wii app means that the online video leader is now available on all major gaming consoles (Playstation 3, Xbox 360, as well as over 400 million other devices across the globe. The app also debuts just days before Nintendo launches its Wii U, which should put a greater emphasis on media consumption than previous Nintendo products.

The app lets you do all the typical things like signing in to see your saved videos, playlists, and favorites. You can also view all your subscribed channels and search for videos using your Wii remote.

The app is available for free and can be downloaded today in the U.S. via the Wii Shop Channel. YouTube said it plans to roll out the app to other regions in the near future.


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