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Crackle Launches First App To Offer Free Full-Length Hollywood Movies And Television Series On Playstation 3 In Latin America And Brazil
New App Brings Broad Selection of Ad-Supported Content to Users Across the Region
SAO PAULO, Brazil, (Oct. 11, 2012) - Crackle, the multi-platform video entertainment network, today unveiled a free application for PlayStation 3, making its full suite of ad-supported full-length movies, television series and original programming available to all PlayStation 3 users in Latin America and Brazil. Crackle is the only digital network to feature free-to-consumer full-length, unedited movies and television series on this platform. The announcement was made by Jose Rivera Font, vice president and general manager, Crackle, Latin America and Brazil at the Brasil Game Show, the largest gaming exhibition in Latin America.
Crackle's ad-supported service provides consumers with a uniquely curated experience that includes a variety of Hollywood movies in genres including action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi, a selection of episodes from recognizable television series, and original programming including The Unknown, Adventures of Jackie Chan, The Critic and Kidnapped. All of Crackle's programming can be accessed online, via Xperia smartphones and Sony tablets, BRAVIA televisions, and now, on PlayStation 3. Titles are available in English with either dubbed or sub-titled options in Portuguese available.
"Since its launch in Brazil and Latin America, Crackle's popularity continues to increase, as consumers seek the best selection of high-quality content in the region," said Rivera Font. "By continuing our platform expansion and making our diverse collection of programming available on PlayStation 3, we're bringing an unparalleled viewing experience directly to consumers through their connected devices."
The free Crackle app can be found in the PlayStation 3 Store. Once downloaded, users are able to use the PlayStation 3 analog stick for easy navigation when selecting programming.
A sampling of Crackle's current and upcoming movies includes:
- SILENT HILL
- WILD THINGS
- BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA
Crackle offers new feature films monthly, and maintains about 150 titles, including films from studios including Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Classics and more.
For more information visit http://www.crackle.com.br/.
Crackle, Inc.Crackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films in addition to the libraries of other studios. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet, mobile and over-the-top devices, offering audiences high-quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror and music. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network. Crackle is available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Latin America and Brazil.