All Amazon customers in Canada can now rent or buy new release and blockbuster movies through the Prime Video Store on primevideo.com and the Prime Video app
Movies will be available from top US and local movie studios, including Disney, Warner Bros., Sony, Paramount, Lionsgate and Elevation with new releases including Jumanji: The Next Level, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Joker available to watch now
The Prime Video Store adds to the selection of popular movies and TV shows available to stream on Prime Video with a Prime membership, including Amazon Originals like Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Boys
TORONTO, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Amazon Prime Video announced the launch of Prime Video Store today for Canada, giving customers the opportunity to rent or buy new movie releases, including Hollywood blockbusters and fan-favourite titles. The new launch is an addition to the large selection of popular and exclusive movies and TV shows available to stream on Prime Video at no extra cost to a Prime membership, including Amazon Original series and movies like Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Boys, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Fleabag, The Expanse and The Aeronauts.
Movies in the Prime Video Store will be available to rent or buy from major US studios, including Disney, Warner Bros., Sony, Paramount and Lionsgate, with recent new titles such as Jumanji: The Next Level, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Joker all available to watch now. Local movie studios, including, Elevation in Canada, will also be available with local titles at launch. All Amazon customers can rent or buy titles in the Prime Video Store through primevideo.com and the Prime Video app on Smart TVs, Android mobile devices, game consoles, streaming media players including Amazon Fire TV, and select MVPDs.
"We've seen how much our customers enjoy the large selection of new release movies available to rent or buy on the Prime Video Store in the US, UK, Germany and Japan, so we're delighted to roll this service out in France, Italy, Spain, Canada and Australia today," said Mike Hopkins, SVP Amazon Prime Video & Amazon Studios. "The Prime Video Store brings all Amazon customers the newest releases and blockbuster movies available to rent or buy from top US and local studios, adding to the great range of entertainment already available through Prime Video with a Prime membership."
Prime Video Store joins Prime Video's selection of great entertainment to watch, including popular movies and TV shows available on Prime Video at no extra cost to a Prime membership, add-on live or on demand TV channel subscriptions through Prime Video Channels, and now rent or buy the newest release movies through Prime Video Store, all available through primevideo.com and the Prime Video app across multiple devices. Customers can browse and view movies via the new 'Store' tab on the navigation menu across web, Smart TVs and Android. Previous rent and buy movies will be available to watch in the 'My Stuff' tab on iOS.
In addition to Canada, Prime Video Store also launched on Prime Video in France, Italy, Spain, and Australia today.
About Prime Video
Prime Video is a premium streaming service that offers Prime members a collection of award winning Amazon Original series, thousands of movies and TV shows—all with the ease of finding what they love to watch in one place. Find out more at PrimeVideo.com.
- Included with Prime Video: Watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows, including our critically-acclaimed Amazon Originals such as the Emmy Award-winning comedies Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Boys, Homecoming, Hanna, Good Omens, Carnival Row, Guava Islandfrom Donald Glover, exclusives, live sports including Thursday Night Football and licensed and self-published content available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
- Watch more with Prime Video Channels: Prime members can add channels they love such as Hayu, Starz and STACKTV, an all-in entertainment multipack offering the latest episodes of hit shows from 12 great networks. Most subscriptions start with a free trial, and you can cancel anytime.
- Instant Access: Watch where you want, when you want with the Prime Video app on Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android and iOS, compatible Smart TVs, select game consoles, select MVPDs including Shaw and Rogers, or online at PrimeVideo.com. In the Prime Video app on mobile and tablet, Prime members can download most videos and watch them anywhere offline at no additional cost.
- Included with Prime: Prime members have access to further entertainment benefits including music and reading, alongside free delivery on millions of items as fast as same-day for just CAD$ 79/year or CAD$ 7.99/month (plus applicable taxes). Eligible customers can sign-up for a free 30-day trial. Learn more at amazon.ca/prime.
Prime was designed to make your life better every single day. Over 150 million paid members around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including shopping and entertainment. For Canada, that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, Prime Video Channels, ad-free listening of over one million songs on Prime Music, unlimited access to hundreds of books with Prime Reading, free games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, free unlimited photo storage with Amazon Photos, early access to select Lightning Deals, Prime Day, and more. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, Prime FREE One-Day Delivery in 33 cities and towns, and unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items. Prime is CDN $79 per year or CDN $7.99 a month and eligible customers can start a free trial at amazon.ca/prime. University and college students can join Prime Student for 50% off and enjoy the benefits of Prime with a six-month free trial at amazon.ca/primestudent. Amazon Business customers—from small businesses to large enterprises, as well as education, government and non-profit organizations—can also take advantage of Prime's fast, free shipping and exclusive business-relevant benefits with Business Prime, which starts at CDN $109 per year for up to three users at amazon.ca/businessprime.
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