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YouTube Application Announced for PS3

Sony has announced the availability of a YouTube application for the PS3 which you can now download for free from XMB. Just look for the app under the TV/Video Services section.

The new YouTube app features a refined search tool and the ability to take control using a smartphone or tablet. However, you won’t be able to upload videos from the PS3.

Search: Finding videos is easier than ever, with search suggestions and instant video results while you type.

Access to subscriptions: Sign in to find the latest videos from your YouTube subscriptions, which now also includes official music videos.

Your smartphone 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 the click of a button 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.

Smartphone and Tablet Pairing

  • Browse and search for videos on phone/tablet while watching on PS3
  • Fling videos to PS3 from smartphone or tablet
  • Control video with smartphone
  • Comment on phone while watching

Signed In Experience

  • Sign-In and Channel Guide
  • User’s liked videos
  • Watch later videos
  • User’s playlists
  • Subscribed channels
  • Search History