iPlayer updated for Wii

The BBC has updated its catch-up TV service iPlayer for the Nintendo Wii games console.

From Wednesday, iPlayer will be available as a dedicated Wii Channel providing Wii users with a better and higher quality experience, with a new full-screen user interface, according to the BBC.

Since the service first launched on the Wii in April 2008 there have been 900,000 requests for TV and radio programmes.