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BSkyB’s Now TV arrives on PlayStation 4
MUMBAI: UK pay TV service provider BskyB has announced that Now TV is available to all PlayStation 4 (PS4) owners as the internet streaming service from Sky arrives on the console. The service has been available on Playstation 3 since May 2013.
BSkyB offers a flexible way to watch the latest blockbuster movies, live action from all six Sky Sports channels and shows on pay TV channels including Sky 1, Sky Atlantic and Sky Living.
With the Now TV Entertainment Month Pass customers can see the hottest shows around in July, including ‘Silicon Valley’ (Sky Atlantic), ‘Geordie Shore’ (MTV), ‘50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy’ (Sky 1), ‘Nikita’ (Sky Living) and the return of ‘Got to Dance’ (Sky 1). Plus, they can also watch all previous seasons of Ray Donovan and Scandal, right from the very start before brand new episodes air this month.
Movie fans can enjoy over 800 movies with their Sky Movies Month Pass, from big Hollywood blockbusters to cult classics and top independent films, for just £8.99 a month after a 30 day free trial. Users can get unlimited access to the latest films including ‘The Wolverine’, ‘Kick Ass 2’ and ‘Captain Philips’, with ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’, ‘Gravity’, ‘Thor: The Dark World’ and ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ joining this August.
Sports fans can keep up with matches and events with the Sky Sports Day Pass. Watch live action from all Sky Sports channels for just £9.99 for 24 hours. The Pass means you will never miss a moment of the action this summer including the return of the Barclays Premier League, Football League season, UEFA Super Cup, PGA Championship, the US Open, Formula 1™ and the Ryder Cup in September.
Now TV director Gidon Katz said, “We’re excited to be able to unveil yet another fantastic way to watch Now TV – offering the huge number of PS4 customers in the UK a contract-free and flexible way of watching great pay TV content on their television.”
Sony Computer Entertainment UK VP, MF Fergal Gara said, “PlayStation® 4 has been a great success since we launched just over seven months ago, proving that the world’s most powerful console is also the best place to play. With the addition of the brilliant Now TV to the PlayStation® entertainment proposition, PS4™ keeps getting better.”
Now TV is available on devices including the Now TV Box, PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, YouView, LG Smart TVs, selected LG media devices, Roku boxes and Apple TV (Sky Sports Day Pass only).