Walt Disney Co. has expanded the partners and devices for its digital video service Disney Movies Anywhere.
The Burbank film studio announced Tuesday that Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies & TV customers can connect to Movies Anywhere, including through an app for the Microsoft Xbox 360 game console. Also, starting Sept. 15 with the release of this year’s hit film “Cinderella,” the app will become available on the Roku platform and Android TV. Disney Movies Anywhere already works with iTunes, Google Play and Walmart’s VUDU.
“As consumers seek to build their digital libraries and protect their purchases for the long term, Disney Movies Anywhere makes it easier than ever to buy once and watch anywhere,” Janice Marinelli, president of Disney/ABC Home Entertainment & Television Distribution, said in a statement.
To promote the expansion, Disney is offering a free digital copy of the animated film “Monsters, Inc.” to new and existing members who connect an iTunes, Amazon Video, VUDU, Microsoft Movies & TV or Google Play account for the first time.
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