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Blinkbox movie streaming headed to PS3

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 May 2010 0:57 User comments (3)

Blinkbox movie streaming headed to PS3 Film streaming service Blinkbox has announced the release of a PS3 platform that will use the console's browser and optimizes the system's controllers.
Gamers in the UK can download the films for 99p each, and TV episodes can be downloaded for 39p. To purchase the films for keeps costs 2.99.

"The PS3 is the first of a number of devices to which we will be bringing Blinkbox, enabling customers to use our service on their TVs for instant streaming of new blockbuster movies - available on the same day as their release on DVD - as well as a growing library of free ad-supported titles," adds CEO Michael Comish. "As a console owner myself, I knew that fellow gamers wanted access to the very largest selection of movies for instant viewing, and did not want to lose valuable hard-drive space or have to wait for their downloads."

The Blinkbox webpage automatically resizes for all TV sizes.

Blinkbox has some very new films available currently, such as Avatar, the Hangover and Sherlock Holmes. You can check the site here: http://www.blinkbox.com/

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3 user comments

112.5.2010 2:49

If only this article was accurate, I would probably give them a chance. However, they charge as much as 10 pounds per movie, not 3!

212.5.2010 3:03

40p for an HD tv rental?

312.5.2010 5:49

I don't see where they make any claims of HD quality...it resizes the picture for your TV...but you can do that with a 640x480 file.

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