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GoPro Channel launches on PS4, PS3 today

The action-packed GoPro Channel is finally launching on PlayStation platforms later today via a new PlayStation Store app.

Sure, it's essentially a marketing tool for GoPro devices, but the high quality footage is usually quite compelling. The app will allow users to search, filter and browse for content that is most interesting to them, from pro sports to just regular people who choose to share their adventures.

Read on for the announcement.

GoPro, Inc. announced The GoPro Channel will be available starting today on the PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation 3 (PS3) systems. The custom designed GoPro Channel app allows PS4 and PS3 owners to stream GoPro content on-demand, browse GoPro cameras and accessories, and more. PlayStation joins GoPro's growing roster of distribution partners including Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Comcast Watchable, Sky, Vessel Entertainment, Xbox, LG and Virgin America.

"We want GoPro content and programming to be easily accessible on every platform where our millions of fans spend time," said Jon Cohen, GoPro's director, distribution. "There's a sweet-spot of overlap between PlayStation's super-engaged audience and the GoPro audience and we're excited to welcome PlayStation to GoPro's expanding OTT family."

Key Features of the GoPro Channel app for PS4 and PS3 systems include:

  • Activities: Access all the videos related to your favorite activities such as ski, surf and flight
  • Enhanced Search: Search for videos and playlists and watch videos without leaving the search experience
  • Playlist Browsing: Navigate to your favorite videos within playlists
  • Product Discovery: Watch product videos and learn more about GoPro cameras and accessories

The GoPro Channel app on PS4 and PS3 systems launches in conjunction with an exclusive GoPro video, The 66th Parallel – Discovering Iceland with Ben Brown. The video will be available on PS4 and PS3 only, until December 29. After that, check it out on all GoPro platforms.