Crunchyroll app for Wii U updated

Friday, July 24th, 2015

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Heads up to all Crunchyroll users that are currently enjoying content on their Nintendo Wii U entertainment systems (we know you’re out there!) The Wii U app has received an update today that makes it possible for anybody with a Crunchyroll login, even those that don’t have a premium (pay) account, to stream anime. Of course, just like with viewing Crunchyroll content via PC and web browser, you’ll still have to put up with advertisements if you aren’t a premium member but hey, it’s a very small inconvenience to be able to enjoy the massive library Crunchyroll offers. At any rate, go watch some great shows on your Wii U via Crunchyroll, folks! The doors are now open for all!


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  • TrueWiiMaster

    I might use this. I’ve been watching Crunchyroll with commercials on my Roku for years, but lately the app has been very glitchy, frequently freezing and forcing me to exit and start again, which meant watching quite a few extra commercials. It got so bad that I stopped watching Crunchyroll altogether 2-3 months ago, despite a few of my favorite shows getting new episodes. If the Wii U app is more stable, I might use it instead.

    Is this the first console to let non-premium users watch Crunchyroll? It’s strange, because the Wii U was the last console to get the app (I think).