Samsung hasn't been shy about sliding streaming video into its Blu-ray players
and Blockbuster OnDemand
already making an appearance, and it announced at IFA that YouTube will be joining them in Q4. Whether watching grainy webcam footage (or even possibly renting movies) is your thing, we're a bit more surprised but no less pleased to hear MKV container support is also making its way into new hardware, while owners of existing players (
no word which ones
) can add the functionality via upgrade.Update
: Samsung's official PR
states BD-P1600, BD-P3600 or BD-P4600 owners can get the YouTube update right now (as several commenters already have,) no word on the MKV support yet.