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Crunchyroll Launches Nintendo Wii App

You read that headline right. This is the Wii, readers, not the Wii U.

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Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they launched a streaming app on Nintendo’s Wii console. The app is currently available across the globe on the Wii Shop Channel under the WiiWare banner.

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Crunchyroll has released streaming apps on numerous devices, including the Roku, Android, iOS, Sony’s PlayStation 3 & 4, Microsoft’s XBox One, and Nintendo’s Wii U console.

Nintendo’s Wii is one of the highest-selling game consoles to date. Since its launch in 2006, the system has sold over 101.56 units across worldwide. The console was succeeded by the Wii U in 2012. The Wii U has been Nintendo’s lowest-selling console to date (barring the Virtual Boy), with 10.01 million sold as of June 30.

Source: Crunchyroll

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