"We are delighted to offer the Hulu Plus preview starting today on PlayStation 3 and that PlayStation 3 will be the only console to offer Hulu Plus in 2010," said Jack Tretton, president and chief executive officer, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. "The combination of Hulu?s premium video library and PlayStation?Network?s expanding game and video catalogue further cements PlayStation 3 as the industry?s best entertainment device for all of your content experiences from games, TV shows and movies to live sports, original content and 3D."
Starting today, a select group of PlayStation Plus subscribers will gain access to a preview version of Hulu Plus for an additional $9.99 per month. All PlayStation Plus subscribers may download the free Hulu Plus application and, within it, request an invitation to the exclusive preview. General availability of Hulu Plus in the United States is expected in the coming months on the PS3 computer entertainment system and additional Sony Electronics Internet-connected entertainment devices, including select BRAVIA TVs and Blu-ray Disc players, Sony added.
Hulu has the backing of some of the most powerful media brands, with Fox owner News Corp, General Electric Co's NBC Universal.