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QuickFlix streaming coming to Aussie PS3s

Quickflix announced today that it’s entered into an agreement with Sony to stream its subscription movie service to PS3 in the remaining portion of 2011.

Announcing the deal, Quickflix Chief Executive Officer Chris Taylor said: “Having entered a streaming agreement for Sony Bravia in July we’re very excited to now extend the partnership to PlayStation via its game console platform.

“Over 1.3 million Australian consumers who own an internet connectable PlayStation 3 will have access to Quickflix’s on demand movie streaming service. This is a significant moment in the evolution of IPTV delivered entertainment in Australia and a major development for our company,” Mr Taylor said.

Whilst the Sony/Quickflix press release was happy to promote Quickflix’s library of over 50,000 mailable movie and TV titles on DVD or Blu-ray, it vaguely stated that the “streaming service on PlayStation 3 will provide unlimited viewing of movies from a constantly changing catalogue.”

Additionally, no pricing details were provided.

Sony Computer Entertainment Australia & New Zealand Managing Director Michael Ephraim said: “This exciting agreement with Quickflix will further enhance PS3’s already strong entertainment on demand credentials across TV, games, music and now, an even larger range of movie options. If you love games, and your family loves movies, quite simply there is no better choice of device for your home than PlayStation 3, which is also one of the most highly awarded Blu-Ray players.”

More on this as it comes though. In the meantime, what do you think of this new service?


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