BBC iPlayer for Wii still in beta - More details

Videogamer is reporting that the new service is still in beta, with the BBC stating: "... over the coming weeks we'll tweak the video encoding rates and playback window size to get the best possible video quality."

It's also worth pointing out that the Wii iPlayer in its current form requires the use of the Wii Internet Channel, a service which itself costs around 500 Wii Points (around £3.50). Regarding this BBC adds: "Unfortunately there's no alternative to having to buy the Wii Internet Channel for iPlayer web site access at this time - but later we hope to be able to get iPlayer on Wii without this purchase being needed."

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