1. Cyan

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    Sony buying Crunchyroll/Funimation/Wakanim streaming service, now stopping rent/buy service from PSN. I see a pattern.
    Maybe they plan to merge everything into a single, worldwide, app or platform?

    Or they just don't want to manage that service directly, and will deal with time limited licenses on existing services instead, netfflix/prime/disney/Apple/etc.
     
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    Now that you can no longer purchase them, I wonder how long we have 'till the whole ship sinks. I had a few movies on there and it'd be a shame to lose them cuz Sony is making another sub service.
     
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    They mean actual movies, or just crappy games with no gameplay like lazy of us and ughcharted?
     
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    Yeah.
     
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    its one thing if they never started it but now they are way overpriced, soccer moms buy it up and sony takes a huge cut how can stopping make sense? steaming service incoming for sure.
     
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    I honestly wouldn't mind a Sony sub if the market wasn't so crowded now. At the very least, I'd trust Sony more then Netflix to do me properties justice.
     
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    If I'm not getting all the services that came with the machine I purchased, then I deserve a partial refund. Remember the PS3/OtherOS fiasco that turned into a class-action lawsuit? This has that same energy.
     
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    I honestly had no idea the Playstation Store offered these things to begin with, not that I would've bought movies and TV shows from there regardless. IIRC Steam tried to do something similar a while back, and the results were similarly laughable. For the few people that still rent DVDs instead of subscribing to streaming services, it's hard to beat Redbox's pricing.
     
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    Says the person who has obviously never played either of the two. I mean, what are you even trying to accomplish with your comment? If you're trying to be an edge lord, you win.
     
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    Unlikely, Xbox is partnership with Movies Anywhere and it means if you buy movies on Xbox will work with Vudu, iTunes, Amazon, etc.
     
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    I agree with your sarcasm, I just can't be this aggressive :P

    I would say with my words that Sony exclusives put an obscene amount of resources on cut-scenes, that make the gaming experience get close to movie experience, witch put in their hands lots of talented people that can make proper movies for an eventual sony owned netflix like service. People up there on replies already remembered us that crunchyroll was acquired by sony, and even that Sony Pictures has nothing to do with the Playstation brand, they still are in the same umbrella in the big picture, so yeah, makes sense shut down rental/sales to offer subscription based services later.
     
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    I mean, did you buy movies off the ps store?
     
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    Sony is launching a streaming service on there high end Bravia TVs so this is probably why. Eventually this service will trickle down to other platforms. All major movie studios will probably have a streaming service by end of next year.
     
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    What’s wrong with plex? I have a Usenet box I have setup with OVH that automatically fetches my weekly shows and allows me to stream to all my devices wherever I am easily
     
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    No, but hardly the point. I use my own MKV files.
     
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    Ever since they took Archer off of Netflix I’ve been waiting for it to go on sale on PSN again. There goes that.
     
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    All seasons of Archer is available on Hulu.
     
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    imagine not buying the movie elsewhere and sideloading it to the psv/tv with cma smh
     
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    I saw that. Sad indeed. :ohnoes::sad::(:cry:
     
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