LoveFilm launches on PS3

Dominic Sacco
LoveFilm launches on PS3

Movie rental service LoveFilm has arrived on PS3 today with users able to stream TV episodes and movies from their console.

The firm has also partnered with Push Button who will bring the service to other digital platforms across the world. The developer previously brought LoveFilm on-demand to Sony Bravia TVs and Blu-ray devices.

As well as streaming movies, PS3 owners are also able to sign up to LoveFilm in order to receive DVDs through the post. A monthly subscription currently costs £5.99.

“Today's announcement will allow LoveFilm to build upon our leadership in launching compelling and ground-breaking video content on many different platforms,” said LoveFilm’s group digital officer Lesley Mackenzie.

“Push Button’s ability to quickly get to grips with delivering to a diverse range of digital platforms including consoles, internet TV and handheld devices is second to none.”
 
Push Button’s MD Paula Byrne added: “Pushbutton is delighted to be chosen by LoveFilm as its digital partner and looks forward to bringing the LoveFilm service to a wide variety of digital devices.”

It was revealed last month that LoveFilm would be coming to PS3.

LoveFilm currently has 1.4m members and 67,000 titles available for rental.

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Tags: Sony , ps3 , lovefilm , push button

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