We’re very pleased to announce this incredible news to the entire OUYA community, now you are able to use a real version of XBMC that can be installed through your OUYA Discover Store naturally and not through a whole complicated download process like it used to be. This makes OUYA pretty much the easiest platform to install XBMC onto to date. It’s pretty much already there, you’re basically just turning on the functionality at this point. Just keep reading and you’ll find out how any bozo can install XBMC to their OUYA in less than a few minutes, from start to finish.
XBMC FOR OUYA NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE OUYA DISCOVER STORE
- OUYA Gaming Console (Already Connected)
PART ONE – INSTALL XBMC ON OUYA
Step 1: Once your device is booted up, head to the “DISCOVER” tab from the main menu.
Step 2: Scroll down to the “GENRES” heading, then click on the “APP” icon.
Step 3: Click on the icon that says “XBMC on OUYA” written on it.
Step 4: Choose the “DOWNLOAD” button at the bottom of the screen.
Step 5: Wait a few minutes for the application to download, you can see the progress status by looking carefully at the top of the “DOWNLOAD” button you just clicked.
Step 6: Once download is complete, go ahead and press the “PLAY NOW” button, which is actually the same one as before, but displaying differently because it has already been downloaded.
Step 7: Wait a few seconds while “XBMC on OUYA” launches for the first time. You’ll be able to launch the application from the “PLAY” tab on the main menu in the future.
PART TWO – CONFIGURE XBMC ON OUYA
Step 8: Once XBMC is open, and Navigate to the “File Manager” tab under the “SYSTEM” menu.
Step 9: Choose the “Add Source” function on the left side of the window.
Step 10: Under the top field marked marked “Enter the paths or browse for the media locations” enter “http://fusion.xbmchub.com” without quotations, then press the “Done” button on the side of the on-screen keyboard.
Step 11: Under the “Enter a name for this media Source” field enter “fusion” without quotations and then press the “Done” buttom to complete.
Step 12: Press on the “OK” button at the bottom of the window to save the source.
Step 13: Verify that “fusion” is listed on the left side of the File Manager window, then return to the main menu.
Step 14: Go to “Settings” under the “SYSTEM” menu.
Step 15: Choose the “Add-ons” menu option on the left side of the window, press “Ok” if prompted with a first time use message.
Step 16: Select the “Install from zip file” function listed.
Step 17: Click on the “fusion” server item.
Step 18: Open the “hubwizard” folder.
Step 19: Choose the “plugin.video.hubwizard.zip” file and wait a few seconds for it to install, then return to the main menu.
Step 20: Navigate to the “PROGRAMS” menu, then to “Program Add-ons” if given the option.
Step 21: Click on the “Hub Wizard” addon listed.
Step 22: Select the platform you are using, we’ve chosen “Mac” for this example.
Step 23: Wait a few minutes for the add-on to download the appropriate configuration content.
Step 24: Press “OK” when prompted that the procedure is complete, then return to the main menu.
Step 25: Quit “XBMC” by clicking the little power button in the lower left corner or reboot your device then relaunch it and voila!
Step 26: Enjoy your fully customized, pre-configured XBMC setup.
Congratulations! You’re now on the winning track to getting the most out of your very tiny, yet very powerful OUYA gaming console, thanks to this new release of XBMC on OUYA for the most part. Once you’ve used it for a little bit you’ll probably realize that everyone you know should own one and go out on an OUYA shopping spree come the holiday season. As usual, if you have any questions or need assistance, or want to help out at our site, feel free to visit our Discussion Forums at your convenience, it’s free and we’ll be glad to hear about your experiences with the XBMC on OUYA app thus far.