It has support from 5 major Hollywood studios, but more importantly also from 4 digital retailers where users already have movie libraries.
The app which allows us to watch our favourite Disney movie collection across our preferable devices anywhere we go, is making connection with four major studios, Fox, Sony Pictures, Universal and Warner Bros.
The movies aren't free, of course: this app simply provides a place through which you can purchase the titles, through the retailers digital retailers Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes and Vudu.
Movies Anywhere was originally a Disney-exclusive service - its own answer to UltraViolet.
Movie lovers now have a new home for their favorite digital movies as Movies Anywhere launches in the USA today with an unprecedented five Hollywood studios and four major digital retailers on board.
The goal here is simple, and a unified movie collection is great for consumers.
The old apps will be renamed as Movies Anywhere.
Movies Anywhere is only available for signup in the United States.
Once you've linked your libraries to Movies Anywhere, you can access them on any of your devices. The new app is a free service and by using its app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.
Movies Anywhere today announced a limited-time offer to receive up to five digital movies. Fans who activate and connect their account with one of these participating digital retailers - Amazon Video, Google Play, iTunes or Vudu - will receive a digital copy of both Sony Pictures' Ghostbusters (2016) and Twentieth Century Fox's Ice Age. Now, you'll only ever need to use one app again.
The locker will likely work similarly to Ultra-Violet has in the past, with a code being included with movies to be redeemed online.
Namely, the 20th Century Fox-distributed "Ice Age" animation, Sony's divisive 2016 "Ghostbusters" reboot, Walt Disney's 2014 Oscar victor "Big Hero 6", Universal's 2016 "Jason Bourne", and the beloved "Lego Movie" from Warner Bros.