WWE Network launches today on consoles, phones

Dedicated 24/7 streaming network goes live

The WWE Network has launched today on consoles via a free-to-download app.

Announced in January, WWE Network is billed as a "24/7 streaming service" that provides both live shows and archived content for a monthly fee of $9.99 in the US, with prices yet to be confirmed for other regions. Here's a launch trailer:

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As well as being able to stream the service on computers, Android and iOS devices, the WWE Network app is also available to download now via Xbox 360, PS3 and PS4. An Xbox One app is planned for launch in Summer.

"WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, will feature all 12 WWE live pay-per-view events - including WrestleMania - valued at more than $600 per year for $9.99 per month with a 6-month commitment," reads the official PR. "WWE Network will also include groundbreaking original programming, reality shows, documentaries, classic matches and more than 1,500 hours of video on demand at launch."

WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon commented, "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. WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans."

To mark the launch, WWE is offering a one-week free trial to new sign-ups.