The UK based video on demand (VoD) provider Blinkbox has announced a deal with the US TV Studio HBO. What this means for Blinkbox users is great new content including the second series of the massive hit Game of Thrones! In fact, the deal means that Blinkbox users will be able buy season before it is released on Blu-ray or DVD!
According to Colin Smith, who is the Director for International Digital Distribution at HBO he said;
“We are delighted to partner with Blinkbox and to offer a wide variety of award-winning premium content to fans in the UK with a number of titles available on an EST basis for the very first time. I’m particularly excited that Game of Thrones Season 2 will be available to own for all those fans out there that haven’t had the opportunity to watch it yet.”
While, Blinkbox CEO, Michael Comish, added;
“This partnership with HBO is huge news for Blinkbox and our customers. Anyone wanting to watch the second seasons of Game of Thrones or Boardwalk Empire will have to wait to watch them on DVD – we’ve got them right now on Blinkbox.”
The price if each Game of Thrones will cost £1.89, but there is an option to purchase the complete first or second series for just £17.99.
Source [Arena Media]