Released last August in the US, the dedicated application is a free download under the 'My Channels' section of the TV / Video Services XMB menu.
Gallery: View images of the YouTube app for PlayStation 3:
Copyright: SonyDesigned specifically with a big screen and PS3 controller in mind, features include instant video suggestions during search and access to subscriptions.
Elsewhere, it's possible to control the app using a smartphone, where a video can be transferred to a TV with the click of a button.
Users can then also continue browsing YouTube on the phone while the video plays.
A YouTube app for PlayStation Vita was released last summer.
Earlier today (February 11), it was revealed that YouTube is coming to Freesat.
Sony will release two new 'super slim' PS3 colours, Azurite Blue and Garnet Red, this Friday, February 15 in Europe.
Watch our video review of the PS3 super slim below: