The lights are on
As Nintendo gets set to release the Wii U, the original Wii is getting a new app that lets you watch something called "YouTube" on your television screen. I wonder if this thing will have any funny videos of cats engaging in hilarious hijinks?
Today, word came down from the official YouTube blog that Nintendo is adding a YouTube portal to the Wii's fronted interface. You'll be able sort by category and also subscribe to various YouTube channels. Here's the link to the app on the official Nintendo site. Now go watch some old rap videos and video bloggers talking about the Twilight movies.
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All right by me. Wish the 3DS had Youtube too.
Well, at least the owners of Wii who does not own a PC, PS3, Xbox and others will be able to watch the many videos on Youtube. May have taken time but the wait is over.
Interesting! The Wii's internet browser already allowed you to watch youtube videos but they were always in unchangeable 240p. I wonder if this app will finally let them be in at least 480p.
it's actually not that bad, and pretty fast. the way it works is hands down better than Youtube on my 360, but the only downside is it's not in HD, which gives the sluggish YouTube app on 360 the slight edge. I was watching some theatre of life earlier, and controlling it with the Wiimote felt intuitive and super easy, and everything loaded nicely with decent picture quality.
I'm gonna set up my Wii in the living room so people can watch Netflix/YouTube downstairs, while I hog the Wii U to myself in my room :]
I'm curious why it took so long to add that feature to the regular Wii?
that's awesome. Why not ..put 3DS for youtube app.
Wow. This was needed several years ago, not now...
6.... 6 years late....... and just before the U releases...
Its this late? Unreal man. Unreal.
Would rather see it on the 3DS or DSi. But it is a start. I like fact they have Devintramp's video on the picture there lol.
Even though I would love this and will certainly download it, didn't they already do this in the form of "YouTube XL"?
After releasing it for the Wii, it will spark the availability for the Wii U once the WU is done with all the new patch's and updates that are coming from over seas.
Now i want the wii u even more but it cost way too much!!! :(
the resolution is a little bad... but nice move... Youtube on Wii