Amazon's LOVEFiLM Launches on Wii With Launch on Wii U Coming Soon

      Amazon's LOVEFiLM Launches on Wii With Launch on Wii U Coming Soon

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, December 4, 2012

LONDON, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

LOVEFiLM, an Amazon company, launches on Nintendo's Wii home console today
with a launch on Nintendo's new HD home console Wii U to follow shortly,
transforming the movie viewing experience for up to eight million UK Wii users
who will now be able to select and instantly stream movies and TV shows with a
wave of their Wii Remote.

The launch will bring the LOVEFiLM Instant service into the homes of more film
fans than ever before, enabling them to watch unlimited movies and TV series
instantly through their Internet-connected Wii console and all from as little
as £4.99 a month.

Blockbuster films to enjoy from launch this December include Sherlock Holmes
starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, director Christopher Nolan's
mind-bending Inception and The  Twilight  Saga : Breaking Dawn  -  Part 1
starring Robert Pattinson. There's great TV too including every season of
Downton Abbey - the most critically acclaimed British TV series ever made -
and seasons one to seven of American medical drama Grey ' s Anatomy which has
received 25 Primetime Emmy Award nominations so far.

LOVEFiLM members who have a Wii console are able to download the LOVEFiLM
application from the Wii Shop Channel for free today. Once installed, members
can watch, search, browse, rate and review titles from the LOVEFiLM Instant
catalogue - all as part of their existing membership package.

LOVEFiLM Instant is now available on a complete range of living room devices
including Amazon's Kindle Fire HD, PlayStation®3, iPad® and Xbox 360 in
addition to the Wii, plus a growing number of Blu-ray players and
Internet-connected TVs.

Unlimited streaming packages start from just £4.99 a month - the lowest of any
comparable subscription service.

Shelly Pearce, Marketing & PR Director for Nintendo UK said:

"We are thrilled to be partnering with LOVEFiLM to offer Wii owners and soon
Wii U owners on-demand film and TV content to enjoy. LOVEFiLM has a proven
track record of success and innovation in film distribution and is a very
welcome addition."

Jim Buckle, Managing Director at LOVEFiLM, said:

"Launching on the Wii, combined with our impending arrival on the Wii U, is
great news for our members. The Wii is a console for the whole family and with
our vast catalogue of kid's and family-friendly films and TV shows there's
more for everyone to enjoy at LOVEFiLM compared to any other subscription
service. We offer our customers a great selection at exceptional value and the
huge array of platforms we're now available on means it's never been easier or
more convenient for our customers to access what they want to watch, however
and wherever they choose."

Contact: LOVEFiLM Corporate PR Enquiries: Ben Simons or Eleanor Williamson,
M:Communications, Tel: +44(0)20-7920-2339, simons@mcomgroup.com /
williamson@mcomgroup.com; LOVEFiLM Consumer & Trade PR Enquiries: Mischief,
Tel. +44(0)20-3128-6600, lovefilm@mischiefpr.com