LoveFilm is to launch on Nintendo’s Wii console today (Dec 4), bringing the Amazon-owned VOD service into eight million homes across the UK.

The move will see the LoveFilm Instant service offered through internet-connected Wii consoles from a base price of £4.99 a month for unlimited films and TV series.

From launch, titles available will include Sherlock Holmes, Inception and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1. TV series include Downton Abbey and Grey’s Anatomy.

LoveFilm is also set to launch on Nintendo’s new HD console, Wii U, shortly.

It is already available through PlayStation 3, iPad, Xbox 360 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD as well as a number of Blu-ray players and internet.