Media Release: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Presto arrives on PlayStation 3 and 4
Presto’s big screen presence continues to multiply with roll out to PlayStation consoles
Presto today announced that it has begun streaming to Sony PlayStation 3 and 4 games consoles. The news comes just as Sony kicks off its 20th anniversary of Sony PlayStation, which has had an incredible legacy of entertaining Australians through fantastic interactive games.
From today, PlayStation 3 and 4 owners can download the Presto app using a registered PlayStation®Network (PSN) account and start enjoying the best in streamed TV and movies available, including the recently arrived The Big Bang Theory and Home and Away: An Eye for an Eye.
The addition of PlayStation 3 and 4 continues Presto’s drive to bring its premium SVOD entertainment to living room wide screens and massively increases the ways in which subscribers can enjoy Presto on the biggest screen in the house.
To celebrate PlayStation’s milestone along with Presto’s launch on PlayStation 3 and 4, Presto has curated a special collection of its hit programs, designed with gamers in mind, to mark the occasion featuring: The Big Bang Theory, Mr. Robot, Heroes, The Walking Dead, Halt and Catch Fire, Entourage, Adventure Time, Parks and Recreation, Flight of the Conchords, Grimm, The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Shaun James, Presto TV CEO, said, “The launch of Presto on PlayStation 3 and 4 consoles represents another big step in providing existing and new Presto subscribers with great new ways to access our premium TV and movies on demand on the big screen.
“PlayStation 4 already offers fantastic and immersive experiences full of game-filled adventure and drama. With the addition of Presto, we’ve made those experiences even richer with Presto’s premium TV and movies from action packed thrillers to hilarious comedy and everything in between, and for gaming fans, our specially curated collection will offer a brilliant selection that is sure to appeal.”
Michael Ephraim, Managing Director Sony Computer Entertainment Australia, said “Partnering with SVOD service Presto is part of our mission to transition PlayStation 4 into an all-encompassing entertainment device, making it the only digitally connected entertainment system to offer all available streaming services in Australia. The Presto service is one of the best on the market with hours and hours of some of the best and most critically acclaimed on-screen entertainment. Now everyone can easily access the Presto library through PS4 and watch their favourite TV shows and films whenever they want.”
Also joining on Presto in December are hit TV programs Bates Motel season 1, Homeland seasons 1-4, Parks and Recreation seasons 1-6; and movies Unbroken, The Social Network and the currently showing steamy drama Fifty Shades of Grey.
For consumers yet to subscribe, Presto is currently offering new customers a one month free trial^ of the Presto Entertainment bundle subscription, providing access to Presto’s full TV and movie libraries.