Sony Europe have announced that a new YouTube application will be available for the PS3 today. The application can be downloaded for free from the XMB in the [My Channels] section of the [TV / Video Services] menu. The app is “designed for the big screen and PS3 controls” and “has search tools to find videos faster and easier” says Sony.
The application also has a host of other features, found below.
- Search: Finding the videos you want is easier than ever, with search suggestions and instant video results while you type.
- Your subscribed channels: Sign in to find the latest videos from your YouTube subscriptions, whether it be official music videos or the PlayStation channel.
- Your phone as a remote: With a quick pairing process, you can control YouTube on PS3 with a smartphone. Find a video on your phone and with a simple button press it’ll play on the big screen. While the video is playing you can control it from the phone, or keep browsing YouTube for the next one.
- Language Support: Set your language on your PS3 and use the new YouTube app in your language. The following languages are supported: English, Swedish, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Dutch and Russian.