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Vudu movies begin streaming to PlayStation 3 consoles today

By Tim Conneally, Betanews

Sony PlayStation 3 users can now download and stream high definition movies from Wal-Mart’s video on demand service Vudu, with an application released in the PlayStation Store today.

Unlike Netflix and Hulu Plus, two streaming content services previously available on the video game console, Vudu is not subscription-based. It is instead a pay-per-view or download-to-own service like the “Movies” section in Sony’s own PlayStation Store.

The PlayStation 3 falls alongside a number of other Blu-ray players and HDTVS equipped with a Vudu app, including models from LG, Mitsubishi, Samsung, Sharp, Toshiba, Sanyo, and Vizio. It is the first video game console to have the service.

Here’s a quick look at the interface:

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