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Roku has announced on their blog that they are coming over the Atlantic to the UK and Irish markets and are now available for preorder.
It’s officially official, people: Roku has made the leap across the pond! Your favorite little streaming players are now available for pre-order in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Roku LT and the Roku 2 XS can be pre-ordered now at www.Amazon.co.uk for suggested retail prices of £49.99 and £99.99. Both models are expected to ship at the end of January.
Roku currently features more than 40 entertainment channels in the U.K. and Ireland including on-demand films and programmes from Netflix and Crackle (Crackle is currently not available in Ireland); live and on-demand sports from MLB.TV and Ultimate Fighting Championship organisation; music from Classical TV and TuneIn; photos and videos from Facebook and Flickr; news and entertainment from WSJ Live from the Wall Street Journal, FoxNews.com and others from around the world – plus casual games like Angry Birds. We’ll be adding more major content channels soon, so stay tuned!