Sony signs all six major movie studios for PSN HD films

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

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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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