Google Is Giving Your Movies a 4K Treat

Posted on October 23, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Google with 9 Comments

Google is giving Play Movies & TV customers a huge-ish upgrade. The company is giving users the 4K treatment as it looks to focus more on high-quality content.

If you already own a bunch of movies on Google Play Movies & TV, Google will now give you free access to 4K versions of those movies as they become available for free. You will get access to the 4K versions of movies you already own for free, without needing to pay the extra charge you’d otherwise have to.

What’s more, Google is cutting down the price for 4K versions of the content available through Play Movies & TV. So if you are buying a new movie, like Spider-Man: Homecoming, buying it on 4K will now cost you less than before. Google is saying exactly how much cheaper 4K movies are now available for, though.

The latest 4K upgrades are only available to customers in the United States and Canada, so if you are like me and don’t live in these countries but own a lot of movies on Play Movies, you will just have to pay for the 4K versions of the movies in your library.

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Comments (9)

9 responses to “Google Is Giving Your Movies a 4K Treat”

  1. Skolvikings

    I own a lot of movies from Amazon. I'd love for them to follow suite and do this too, but somehow I'm not holding my breath.

    • faustxd9

      In reply to Skolvikings:

      I just wish they would price them similarly, or even just do a HD and UHD version and get rid of the SD tier and move the pricing levels down one rung. When you can get a DVD, Blue-Ray, Digital, and UHD for the price of a "online only" copy, it just makes me scratch my head.

  2. Yaggs

    I would assume this is only for stuff you bought on Google and not stuff that is part of the movies anywhere library...

  3. shivam66

    This is a cool idea. I have been using Jetbox app to watch HD movies and TV shows on my phone. 4K movies and TV shows is crazy. One of the best upgrades for moviegoers. Google is killing it.

  4. Patrick3D

    Now to figure out what device(s) they are capable of playing in 4K on. Their help site only lists "Android TV" televisions and Chromecast Ultra.

  5. meritanhai

    Nice Article. I have read it.

  6. shairawilliams

    Nice article, I love to watch movies online. In past I used free streaming apps like showbox , terrarium tv etc for watching movies online but terrarium tv dont works properly for me and now i m using google movies for watching movies online. Thanks for this information

  7. jeetisking

    Nice article as always, I've been visiting your site since a long time ago. I'm waiting to 4k upgrades in my city. I hope they'll update it soon

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