Movies Anywhere finally brings your digitally purchased movies together in one place

Movies Anywhere finally brings your digitally purchased movies together in one place

There's more, the new Movies Anywhere service can also be linked to Amazon Video, iTunes and Vudu, so any films from the supported studios on those platforms can be viewed in the same place too.

The service has been introduced by Disney, following its Disney Movies Anywhere service rolled out in 2014, only this time the company has managed to get some other studios involved.

Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

Movies Anywhere is a new service from various movie studios that will combine your movie library from multiple platforms. Movies Anywhere now offers support for devices including Amazon Fire; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; and Roku.

Disney never licensed its content for UltraViolet which never really took off with consumers, because it lacked a couple of key factors: linking with major digital retailers such as Amazon, Google and iTunes - and Disney movies.


Along with Disney (and its Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm marks), the service features films from Sony Pictures Entertainment (NYSE:SNE), 20th Century Fox (FOX, FOXA), Universal Pictures (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Warner Bros.

In recent years, Disney has offered its service while the five other major studios-Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal and Warners-supported UltraViolet, a similarly conceived service developed by Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) consortium, which included the aforementioned studios, sans Disney.

Rumored yesterday, and then teased via social media hours later, the revamped Movies Anywhere app is expected to launch "any time", per a representative for the studios, with details officially released just minutes ago.

As a launch promotion, when you link two or more accounts through Movies Anywhere, you get Big Hero 6, Ghostbusters (2016), Ice Age, Jason Bourne (2016), and The Lego Movie for free.

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