Streaming and rental service launches on Xbox 360

TV and movies from 2.99 for a limited time.

A new challenger to Netflix and LoveFilm has appeared - meet, a streaming video service from the parent company of


Woo-aki? Woo-a-kee? No idea.

Wuaki popped up on the Xbox 360 dashboard last night and currently offers a discounted subscription fee of 2.99 - down from the usual 5.99.

You can also watch without a subscription by renting individual movies or TV shows.

The service's TV range includes series such as Grey's Anatomy, Dexter, Doctor Who, House, Lost and Breaking Bad - although many are available via rental only, not included in the subscription.

It's the same deal for much of the service's movie catalogue - the biggest and newest titles you'll need to pay individually for. But the prices aren't steep, and the full listing of what's available to rent/included when you subscribe is on's site, should you fancy a browse.

You can also watch via PC, iPad, Android and SmartTV. More platforms are expected to be added in the future.

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