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Sony signs all six major movie studios for PSN HD films

Tuesday, 9th March 2010 19:45 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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And we’re off. Sony just announced that 20th Century Fox, Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures (dur), Universal and Warner Bros. are now all signed to delivery HD movies for the US PSN.

“Securing high definition content from these studios is another significant milestone further validating PlayStation Network as a complete entertainment network in the home. PlayStation Network is the first and only service to deliver high definition home entertainment from all six major studios, directly to consumers for download,” said SCEA’s PSN marketing head, Peter Dille.

“PlayStation Network continues to offer the most comprehensive catalogue of HD movies to PlayStation Network members that realize the wide-ranging entertainment power of the PS3 system.”

At launch, the new content will be available in the US only, although Sony plans to release soon in Britain, France, Germany, and Spain.

New titles available on the US PSN today thanks to the deal include:

  • 20th Century Fox – “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian”, “Jennifer’s Body” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (on March 23)
  • Disney – Disney Pixar’s “Up”, Jerry Bruckheimer’s “G-Force” and Disney’s “Earth”
  • Paramount – “Star Trek”, “Paranormal Activity” and “Zoolander”
  • Sony Pictures – “This Is It”, “2012″, “District 9″ and “Zombieland”
  • Universal – “Inglourious Basterds”, “Couples Retreat” and “Public Enemies”
  • Warner Bros. – “The Hangover”, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” and “The Wizard of Oz”

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    10 Comments

    1. Razor

      Owning a movie studio helps I guess.

      Although not one that seems to churn out rubbish. Sony need to keep a hold of the Bond licence I reckon.

      #1 4 years ago
    2. Robo_1

      All US too :( Give us PAL folk some love…

      #2 4 years ago
    3. McLovin85

      Anyone know who Xbox Live has? I’m assuming they have every studio except Sony right?

      #3 4 years ago
    4. onlineatron

      Sony took their stuff down for a little while… but it’s been up there for ages now.

      #4 4 years ago
    5. onlineatron

      I would be excited for Disney Pixar films… but every single one is a Blu-ray buy for me.

      UP, best film I’ve seen in years.

      #5 4 years ago
    6. No_PUDding

      No Miramax?

      #6 4 years ago
    7. No_PUDding

      Those are all already on there :/

      Brign me Children of Men, in 720p, and you’ll ahve a sale.

      #7 4 years ago
    8. Psychotext

      Done: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Children-Men-Blu-ray-Clive-Owen/dp/B0022NHOQQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1268177523&sr=8-1

      :P

      #8 4 years ago
    9. Johnny Cullen

      :D

      Children of Men is epic, pretty much. If anyone hasn’t seen it yet, please do so. Now.

      #9 4 years ago
    10. The Hindle

      If anyone wants to know where Valve got the idea for Dark Carnival in L4D2 watch Zombieland, its actually better then Shaun of the Dead as well.

      #10 4 years ago

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