Google Play could sell movies

News

Google Play could sell movies
The marketplace looks to target new areas.
Google Play, formerly known as the Android market, may be planning to allow users to purchase movies. It is currently only possible to rent movies, but Google Play may follow Netflix down the road of allowing users to buy films. It is rumoured that Google is considering this move as a result of pressure from Hollywood studios using this condition as a bargaining chip in giving Google Play certain titles to rent. It has been said that this option could begin appearing as early as this summer.

This is the latest development regarding Google Play, which appears to be moving towards a fuller entertainment experience. Firstly, the market itself was revamped and renamed to make it a more open-ended marketplace, then Google Play looked like it could target Audio books and magazine, and now this.

Google has not commented on the speculation, but if rumours are true we could begin to see changes very soon. It is a move that would make sense considering that iTunes offers this service, and Netflix was previously convinced to sell titles in return for additional content.


Source: link
Google Play could sell movies on ClickOnline.com
Tags:  
About this author

mark@clickonline.com
Staff Writer
Recent Articles by this author
9 February, 2016
One of the images that comes to mind when thinking of the Assassin's Creed series...
9 February, 2016
Ubisoft has released a new Far Cry Primal trailer that introduces you to the game...
9 February, 2016
Earlier this month, Jay Flatland and Paul Rose’s Rubik’s Cube-solving...
9 February, 2016
Twitter knows that it has a poor track record of dealing with trolls, but is taking...