Google Play Starts Offering Movies In Australia

The Google Play brand looked rather pointless when it first rolled out in Australia, since it offered neither movies nor music. Google has now rolled out movie rentals for Australian customers,

Rented movies can be watched via your browser, or through dedicated Android phone and tablet apps. New release HD movies are $6.99; new release standard definition titles are $5.99; older library titles are $4.99 in HD or $3.99 in standard definition. Once you rent a movie, you have 30 days to start watching it, and then must finish watching within 30 hours. You can also download movies to your device, so you can watch them without a connection.

Rent thousands of full-length Aussie and global films on Google Play and YouTube [Google Australia Blog]

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