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Las Vegas – TV streaming technology company Media Mall Technologies said Thursday that its PlayOn entertainment media streaming software is now compatible with the Wii U video game console platform.
More than 45 channels of content will now be available via PlayOn on Wii U, including original core services, Hulu, Netflix, YouTube and Amazon VOD.
New key additions include ESPN, ESPN 3, Comedy Central, CNN, Nick, PBS, TLC, Discovery and HBOGo (that latter is available with an HBO cable/satellite TV subscription).
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Foster City, Calif. – Sony sold more than 525,000 PlayStation3 consoles in the United States during the week of Black Friday, topping previously reported sales of Nintendo’s new Wii U, but short of the 750,000 units that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 sold in the period.
Redmond, Wash. — Sales of Nintendo’s new Wii U console surpassed 400,000 units in its week on the market, the company’s U.S. president Reggie Fils-Aime reportedly told CNET in an interview Monday.
At the same time, the company recorded 1.2 million hardware sales in the past seven days, including Black Friday.
The gaming company said it also sold approximately 300,000 Wii units, 250,000 Nintendo's 3DS units and 275,000 DS units.
El Segundo, Calif. — By the end of December, consumers worldwide are expected to snap up 3.5 million Wii U consoles, compared with the 3.1 million Wii consoles that were bought over a similar sales period at the end of 2006, according to new study released by IHS Screen Digest.
Nintendo’s latest gaming console will debut in the U.S. on Nov. 18 and is forecast to outperform the sales of its previous hugely successful Wii platform in its opening months on the market, according to iSuppli.