- Today Sony has announced that they are bringing 99-cent movie and TV rentals to the PlayStation Store.
Below is the official Press Release, and to quote from JoyStiq on the news:
Sony has announced that the $0.99 movie and television rental program will become a permanent part of PlayStation Network. Every Tuesday, a selection of movie and TV rentals will see a week-long discount to $0.99 for SD versions and $1.99 for HD versions.
Press Release: PLAYSTATION NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW 99¢ MOVIE RENTAL PROGRAM
99¢ Movies Also Available on a Variety of Sony Network Entertainment Devices
August 16, 2011 - Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) and Sony Network Entertainment (SNEI) today announced that its 99¢ movie rental program is coming back to the PlayStation Store in both the United States and Canada.
Beginning today, PlayStation Network users can rent a selection of movies and TV shows for 99¢ (SD) and $1.99 (HD) through the video section of the PlayStation Store.
The storefronts will refresh the content available with new titles every Tuesday, and the movies discounted the previous week will return to their original price.
Since its initial debut in July 2011, the 99¢ movie rental program has been one of the most asked-for offers from the PlayStation Network community, who have enjoyed movies such as Crank, Reservoir Dogs, Crash, and dozens of others from various content partners.
Titles included in the first week of the 99¢ movie rental program in the US include:
August 16 - August 22:
â€¢ The Longshots
â€¢ Bonded By Blood
â€¢ JFK: Reckless Youth (Part 1)
â€¢ JFK: Reckless Youth (Part 2)
â€¢ Deadly Blessing (Directed by Wes Craven)
â€¢ Devil in the Flesh 2 (aka Teacher's Pet 2)
â€¢ Illuminating Angels & Demons
For more information about the additional movies and TV series available for rental or purchase in the PlayStation Store on PlayStation Network, please visit: http://us.playstation.com/psn/playstation-store/moviestv/.