Both the Playstation 3 and XBox 360 have been streaming mainstream blockbusters for a while now. However Sony has just announced that from Autumn this year PS3 owners wil be able to stream films from MUBI.
Mubi is known as an online cinemateque for quirky movie lovers. With 1,000′s of acclaimed independent, foreign and classic films available it is a welcome addition to the PS3. It is believed that initially there will be around 300 films available to download at launch.
Andrew House, European Playstation boss stated ‘Playstation is about great entertainent, from games to content, delivered straight to the living room or enjoyed on the go’.
PS3 owners will simply need to download the application from the PS Store and then download the films. Although prices are yet to be confirmed it is thought there will be a varied pricing structure similar to iTunes. However some films will be free to download.