Over the weekend Roku have announced that their new Roku 2 XD, and XS streaming players will be arriving in Canada and are now available to pre-order. Once live in Canada the new Roku devices and service will provide users with more than 100 entertainment channels including movies and TV shows from Netflix and Crackle; live and on-demand sports from the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball; music from Rdio and TuneIn Radio.
The Roku 2 XD device connects directly to the Internet via its built-in WiFi connection and supports up to 1080p high-definition video. Chuck Seiber, vice president of global marketing at Roku explains:
“We have a simple formula for our best-selling streaming players: provide access to a ton of entertainment at a low price, while maintaining a best-in-class streaming experience,”- “We’ve set the same high bar for ourselves with the launch of our players today in Canada.”
The Roku 2 XS device provides users with additional features including an enhanced remote with motion control for playing games such as Angry Birds. The Roku 2 XD and XS are now available to pre-order for $89.99 ad $109.99 CAD, respectively. Enjoy!