Six New Video Apps Arriving on Vita - News

By Graeme Wilson, March 19, 2014
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A post on the PlayStation Blog has confirmed that there will be six new video apps coming to the portable gaming console, three of which are available right now.

Starting March 18th, Vita owners are able to download the following three apps for their handheld device:

Crunchyroll — Watch the latest and best selection of Anime from Japan, including Naruto Shippuden, Attack on Titan, Kill la Kill, Hunter × Hunter and many more, as early as one hour after Japanese broadcast.

NHL GameCenter LIVE — Instantly stream live out-of-market games in HD quality with your NHL GameCenter LIVE subscription.

Qello Concerts — You can now watch your favorite artist’s full-length performances in HD whenever and wherever you want. Qello Concerts streams the largest collection of HD concerts and music documentaries right to your PS Vita, including popular artists such as Coldplay, Linkin Park, Nirvana, Bob Marley, Beyonce, and so much more. With Qello Concerts, the concert never ends!

It was also revealed that Sony plans to bring an additional three apps to the Vita, which will become available this spring:

Gaiam TV — From energizing yoga and fitness classes to inspiring documentaries and cutting-edge programs, Gaiam TV takes you beyond the boundaries of mainstream media to reveal new perspectives for our changing world.

Hulu Plus — Hulu Plus offers unlimited instant streaming of current hit shows like Family Guy, The Simpsons, Modern Family and Brooklyn Nine-Nine as well as original series including The Awesomes and The Wrong Mans for $7.99/month with limited advertising. (Available March 25)

Redbox Instant by Verizon — Redbox Instant by Verizon is offering new subscribers a free month of movies. Subscribers can stream from a library of Hollywood hits on PS Vita and receive four DVD or Blu-ray rental nights every month for new releases at the Redbox kiosk. You can also purchase or rent the latest movies on demand in the digital store. (Available March 25)

These apps join an already robust collection of media apps available on the system like Crackle, Facebook, Flickr, Netflix, and YouTube, with even more apps due out later this year.

Source: [PlayStation Blog]

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