Nintendo launches paid video service in Japan for Wii

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Now manufacturers of gaming consoles are trying to sell not only the device and all kinds of accessories, but also a variety of services and services linked to it. Suffice it to recall, for example, the Xbox 360 game console with an integrated service Xbox Live. This service provides for network video games, as well as the user's access to social network Facebook, Twitter and music library directly from the console.

Nintendo Company also sells similar services for its game console, Wii. For example, in Japan with this console, you can order food from various vendors, such as pizza, which you will deliver directly to the front door. Now, Nintendo has launched for the Japanese Wii fans paid service for downloading video titled Theater no Ma.

This video service provides content from a variety of manufacturers, including studios Walt Disney and Sesame Workshop. Similar projects have recently been common in the U.S., but Japan is still relatively new service. Take this step after Nintendo decided to sociological research, proved that 87 percent of owners use their Wii gaming console with the largest TV screen in the house, usually installed in the living room.