DVD playback coming to Wii in 2007

Iran Materials 14 November 2006 18:11 (UTC +04:00)

(ngc.boomtown.net) - Sonic Solutions has announced that it is providing its CinePlayer CE DVD Navigator software DVD player to Nintendo for a future version of the Wii. The DVD-playing version of the Wii console is expected to be released in some regions towards the end 2007, reports Trend.

"To be involved in Nintendo's ground-breaking gaming console is extremely gratifying and a testament to the efficiency, flexibility and dependability of Sonic's technology," said Jim Taylor, senior vice president and general manager of Sonic's Advanced Technology Group. "Game consoles represent a fresh market and platform where we can introduce a new audience of potentially millions to the quality of our brand and the power of our digital media applications."