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Sony to add 50 movies weekly to PS3 Video Delivery Service

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Nov 2009 12:02 User comments (2)

Sony to add 50 movies weekly to PS3 Video Delivery Service According to an interview with GI.biz, Sony Europe CEO Andrew House has said that the PlayStation Video Delivery Service will add about 50 new movies each week, adding to the already 2000 title-deep catalog in Europe.
House also noted that the company had increased the offerings of the service by 700 percent since launch.

"It'll be a little bit more complex, because we're trying to maintain that mix between Hollywood content as well as local studio content, and also I think we'll see short form and television become part of that play as well,"
House added during the interview.

"But I think we're in a good spot - I think we have something like 2000 movies available at launch, which is a pretty substantial library. Break that down to a per-country basis and there's around 800 films available for the UK, for example.

"So we're starting out with a really strong offering - there's plenty there to choose from, a tremendous number of current hits - and then I think we'll grow it somewhere in the region I hope of about an additional 50 movies per week. So that'll encourage return traffic, people coming back, something new for them there to check out - we're feeling fairly comfortable about the content line-up we've got, and that's led us again to this being the right time to launch."

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2 user comments

120.11.2009 12:13

Am i just retarded or can i not see this video delivery service crap

221.11.2009 18:10

I think it will all depend on the cost if this is a hit or not. To be honest i have both xbox 360 and ps3 and i believe the free online gaming actracts me more to ps3. Sony are well behind in the console battle with microsoft and it needs to make big offers in my opinion to gain the market it once had with ps2. Sony have to jump hard on the back of online banning from ms to claim some of its customers back. Most people have sky movies so they will have to offer a good deal i think to interest the consumer.

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