The folks at Sony are certainly expending themselves to remind people that the Sony PlayStation 3 gaming unit ‘only does everything’. Sony Computer Entertainment America has made an announcement regarding the availability of HD movies from Walt Disney Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution for the PS3 platform. The titles can be purchased through the PlayStation Network video delivery service in the U.S.
Sony has been working to emphasize on the image of the PS3 as a significant home entertainment platform. HD movie titles which are currently out on the PSN comprise of ‘Up’, ‘G-Force’ and ‘Earth’ from Walt Disney pictures, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘Zoolander’ from Paramount Pictures, ‘This Is It’, ‘District 9’, ‘2012’ and ‘Zombieland’ from Sony Pictures. Owners of the PS3 can view HD movies, play HD games, listen to music, browse the web and view photos with this gaming unit.
“Securing high definition content from these studios is another significant milestone further validating PlayStation Network as a complete entertainment network in the home. PlayStation Network is the first and only service to deliver high definition home entertainment from all six major studios, directly to consumers for download. PlayStation Network continues to offer the most comprehensive catalogue of HD movies to PlayStation Network members that realize the wide-ranging entertainment power of the PS3 system,” remarked Peter Dille, senior VP, marketing and PSN, SCEA.
Also available are the HD movie titles ‘Inglourious Basterds’, ‘Couples Retreat’ and ‘Public Enemies’ from Universal as well as ‘The Hangover’, ‘Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’ from Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. ‘Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian’, ‘Jennifer’s Body’ and ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ from 20th Century Fox will be made available on the PSN on the 23rd of this month.
Sony’s newly announced HD movie content has been launched on the PSN only across the U.S. for now. It seems that people across the U.K, France, Germany, and Spain won’t have to wait too long for this content to be released in the said nations according to the company’s recent announcement.