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New WWE Network coming to Playstation, Xbox video game consoles

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Sports-entertainment powerhouse WWE took the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to announce the WWE Network, a 24/7 On-Demand streaming service. WWE Superstars and Legends such as Steve Austin, John Cena, Triple H and Shawn Michaels took part in the Jan. 9 announcement.

For $9.99 a month, subscribers can bring both old and new WWE content, including events previously available only on Pay-Per-View, to a number of devices. Among those devices upon the Feb. 24 launch will be the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360. The Network will launch on the Xbox One this summer, according to the official announcement.

“Today is a historic day for WWE as we transform and reimagine how we deliver our premium live content and 24/7 programming directly to our fans around the world,” stated Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. “WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans.”

Among the other announced devices that will be able to view the WWE Network are the PC, iPhone, iPad, Android devices, the Kindle Fire. Joining the Xbox One during this summer's additional rollout will be select brands of Smart TVs.

“We applaud WWE for this bold, timely and strategic move to fully optimize the power and potential of live entertainment,” said President of Major League Baseball's Advanced Media Bob Bowman, who is working with WWE on the new service. “We are proud to work with WWE to help provide its millions of loyal fans with unencumbered access to distinctive and engaging live content across the devices they use most.”

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