The stiff competition in the hard drive terrain seems to be driving manufacturers to take that extra mile in alluring consumers. Seagate for one offers an industry first with its latest FreeAgent Go hard drive. The company has collaborated with Paramount Pictures to release the FreeAgent Go hard drive pre-loaded with the Paramount movies.
Helping consumers kick start their digital movie collections, a selection of the 500GB super portable drive will feature one Paramount movie for activation. Also twenty other films will be available for purchase. Paving a new path in digital movie collection, users can now build their personal film libraries effortlessly on the PC or TV.
“Seagate and Paramount Pictures are delivering major motion pictures to consumers in a unique and innovative solution. For years Seagate hard drives have been powering the devices that allow consumers to enjoy their digital libraries. Today, we are simplifying content delivery by giving consumers the ultimate flexibility in how they enjoy their movies all in a convenient package,” mentioned Dave Mosley, executive vice president, Sales, Marketing and Product Line Management, Seagate.
“Collaborating with Seagate on this massive movie pre-load reinforces our commitment to embrace technologies that give consumers choice and flexibility in how they access and purchase their digital entertainment. Paramount Digital Entertainment has created a powerful solution that allows companies like Seagate to offer a seamless experience for consumers to access and securely activate pre-loaded movies, ensuring that exciting films are available everywhere they wish to enjoy them,” added Malik Ducard, senior vice president, Digital Distribution, The Americas, Paramount Digital Entertainment.
Starting now, users in the United States who buy specially marked packages of the FreeAgent Go hard drive are enabled to activate Star Trek (2009) from Paramount Pictures for no additional cost. Also, users will gain a bundle of 20 Paramount Pictures movies pre-loaded on the drive. These can be unlocked securely and without any hassles via the online purchase of a license key. Besides, the titles are slated to be licensed for a number of devices. Using the FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player, this should permit portability and enjoyment on a desktop computer, laptop computer or widescreen television.
Movies that can be unlocked for a fee include The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, GI Joe, Shooter, The Hunt for Red October, The Italian Job (2003), Ghost , Patriot Games, Beowulf, Enemy at the Gates, The Spiderwick Chronicles, The Love Guru, Coach Carter, The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Nacho Libre, Jackass 2.5, A Plumm Summer, Carriers, Dance Flick, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Users can make the most of this distinct offer by simply purchasing a specially marked 500GB FreeAgent Go ultra-portable drive. Post online registration of the drive, users will be given a promotional code for redemption at Seagate.paramount.com. The license key to unlock Star Trek (2009) and the option to buy additional keys for unlocking the other movies can be redeemed with the offer code.