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Vudu headed to PS3s next week

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Nov 2010 17:29 User comments (2)

Vudu headed to PS3s next week Sony has said this week that the popular VOD service Vudu will launch on PlayStation 3 consoles starting on November 23rd.
Via the PSN, Vudu will offer 1080p HD and Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound streaming.

Vudu says the "PS3 will be the first and only system with dedicated gaming functionality to offer this service," implying a partnership with the Xbox 360 isn't in the cards, at least for now.

The streaming movie service currently has 4000 movies available in full HD, and new releases are available the same day as their Blu-ray and DVD counterparts.

Rentals cost $2 for 48 hours.

"PS3 is tailor-made for the high-quality, high-speed VUDU streaming experience," adds Edward Lichty, general manager, VUDU. "Now with VUDU on PS3, we are able to deliver a completely immersive experience to those loyal to their entertainment system when they want, where they want."

All new Vudu customers get a $6 credit for signing up.

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2 user comments

118.11.2010 21:46

Man this sounds a lot better than netflix in terms of movie content released same time as the blu ray copies.

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219.11.2010 15:02

Hmmmm, that's pretty good! Neetflix for older movies/shows and Vudu for the new stuff. We'll see... $2 is still a lot, I have Blockbuster online rental, 3 discs at a time cost $18 which includes games rental too. Hmmm, still average out to be $2-$3 a disc.


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