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.
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.