FANDANGO’S VUDU ON-DEMAND STREAMING SERVICE TO LAUNCH ON PLAYSTATION® 5

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 12, 2020) – Fandango announced today that it plans to make its transactional video-on-demand streaming service, Vudu, available on Sony Interactive Entertainment’s latest next-generation game console, PlayStation® 5 when it launches. With Vudu, fans will be able to enjoy over 150,000 of the latest movies and TV shows, including many of their favorites in 4K.   

As longtime fans know, PlayStation consoles are not just for playing games; they’re one of the most widely-used media hubs and a popular way to stream entertainment content at home. With Vudu on PS5™, fans can watch more movies and TV shows from the comfort of their home with no subscription required.

“Vudu is focused on delivering fans the latest new release and premium event titles, as well as our comprehensive catalog of movies and TV shows, and we’re thrilled to offer all of that content on PS5 at launch,” says Kevin Shepela, EVP, Chief Commercial Officer, Fandango. “It’s a great time for fans to find their favorites to stream on their consoles, as we head toward the holidays and our Thanksgiving week sales.”

New event movies coming to Vudu this month include “Come Away” (David Oyelowo, Angelina Jolie), “The New Mutants” (Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy), “The Personal History of David Copperfield” (Dev Patel), “Dreamland” (Margot Robbie), along with thousands of films and TV shows on sale during Thanksgiving week and which are not yet available on subscription services.

About Vudu

Vudu is a leading video-on-demand streaming service from Fandango offering over 150,000 titles to rent or buy, including the newest releases, and thousands of titles for free. Serving millions of entertainment fans daily, Vudu has created compelling video entertainment experiences, including the ability to create custom Lists from their movies & TV library, purchase Mix & Match bundles, access digital copies of their physical films, and much more. Consumers can watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere, on their favorite smart TV, over-the-top (OTT) streaming player, Android and iOS device, game console, and Blu-ray player. Streaming or downloaded, Vudu delivers a premium experience with the latest digital video technology, including 4K Ultra High Definition, Dolby Vision, HDR, and Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound.

VUDU ON-DEMAND STREAMING SERVICE TO LAUNCH NOV. 10 ON XBOX SERIES X AND XBOX SERIES S

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 2, 2020) – Fandango announced today that its transactional on-demand streaming service, Vudu, will launch on Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, starting November 10.   

Maximizing the new consoles’ advanced capabilities, entertainment fans will be able to enjoy more than a thousand 4K movies and TV shows on Vudu, made even more immersive by the consoles’ enhanced dynamic range, fuller colors, and 3D spatial sound with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

As entertainment fans search for more entertainment options at home, Vudu delivers over 150,000 new release and premium event movies, catalog films and next-day TV shows as soon as they launch on digital, many of which are unavailable on subscription services.

About Vudu

Vudu is a leading video-on-demand streaming service from Fandango offering over 150,000 titles to rent or buy, including the newest releases, and thousands of titles for free. Serving millions of entertainment fans daily, Vudu has created compelling video entertainment experiences, including the ability to create custom Lists from their movies & TV library, purchase Mix & Match bundles, access digital copies of their physical films, and much more. Consumers can watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere, on their favorite smart TV, over-the-top (OTT) streaming player, Android and iOS device, game console, and Blu-ray player. Streaming or downloaded, Vudu delivers a premium experience with the latest digital video technology, including 4K Ultra High Definition, Dolby Vision, HDR, and Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound.

Disc to Digital: New Movies Available For June

We just added hundreds of movies now eligible for conversion from DVD and Blu-ray to digital – convert starting at just $2 a movie! See all the newly added Disc to Digital-eligible movies here.

With Disc to Digital, you can get a digital copy of eligible movies for just $2. Simply scan the UPC barcode of your Blu-ray or DVD with our mobile app, or from your mobile browser, and instantly convert your physical disc to a digital movie.

Reduce clutter, access your movies on the go, and watch anytime, anywhere, on any device. Even get a clean digital copy of a disc that has been scratched or damaged!

Here are just a few of the movies now eligible for Disc to Digital conversion:

Bad Boys
Basic Instinct
Battle Royale (Director’s Cut)
Cabin Fever
Django Unchained
Escape From Planet Earth
From Dusk Till Dawn
Gamer
Gone Baby Gone
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Highlander: Endgame
And hundreds more!

Vudu’s Disc to Digital is the only service that lets you turn your discs into high-quality digital copies with the click of a button.

You can convert directly from our Android app, or your iOS mobile browser by visiting vudu.com/disc. Convert Blu-ray to HDX for just $2, or DVD to SD for just $2 or HDX for $5, and save over having to buy a new digital version of a movie you already have.

Learn more about Disc to Digital here. Some app permissions are required. Not all studios or movies are eligible for conversion.