Movies from Universal Studios Home Ent. and television programs from NBC Universal will be available for purchase on PlayStation Network, which is accessible for download via PlayStation 3 and PSP systems in the United States. Sony Computer Entertainment America now has a deal with every major motion picture studio.
New movie download releases, such as ROLE MODELS and MILK, will be available beginning today for download to own. Other recently released and library titles from Universal Pictures and Focus Features, such as WANTED, HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY, DEATH RACE, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, BURN AFTER READING, THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN and THE BIG LEBOWSKI, will also be offered for download to own in standard definition or to rent in both HD and SD.
An initial lineup of NBC Universal television programs will include shows such as NBC's THE OFFICE, HEROES and 30 ROCK, as well as Sci Fi's BATTLESTAR GALACTICA and EUREKA. Episodes will be available for purchase the day after they air in both SD and HD. Previous seasons and additional programs will be added in addition to content from the NBC Universal television library. NBC Universal and PlayStation Network will also be heavily promoting the availability of HD content by launching a joint campaign to create awareness of these hit shows in the highest quality experience.
Movies and TV shows will have varying price points depending on the content and format.
Usage rules of the video delivery service allow content for purchase to be shared on multiple activated devices including PS3 and PSP systems per PlayStation Network account, depending on the type of content purchased by the user. One of the main value propositions of the PlayStation Network's video delivery service is the ability to transfer SD content from PS3 system to PSP system. For one price, consumers can transfer and view certain types of content on multiple devices. The connectivity between PS3 system and PSP system provides a seamless solution for those looking for a variety of entertainment experiences.
For more information about the content available on PlayStation Network visit: http://www.us.playstation.com/.