Research In Motion 's BlackBerry 10 storefront will
include songs, movies and TV shows, ranging from Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures to Universal Music Group and Warner
The new BlackBerry World storefront (formally BlackBerry
App World) for BlackBerry 10 will include an extensive
catalog of songs as well as movies and TV shows, with most
movies coming to the store the same day they are released
on DVD, and next day availability of many current TV
series, the Canadian company announced on Monday.
The offering will feature content from all major studios,
music labels and top local broadcast networks. RIM's
customers will be able to preview tracks and access the
content using multiple payment options.
The video download and rental section in BlackBerry World
will initially be available in the US, UK and Canada.
Varying by region and distributor, users will have access
to movies from the following studios and independents:
20th Century Fox, Entertainment One (eOne), Lionsgate,
MGM, National Film Board of Canada, Paramount Pictures,
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (US), Starz Digital
Media, STUDIOCANAL, The Walt Disney Studios, Universal
Pictures (UK), Warner Bros. Users will also have access to
TV shows from the following broadcasters and studios: ABC
Studios, BBC Worldwide, CBC/Radio-Canada, CBS, DHX Media,
ITV, National Geographic, NBCUniversal (UK), Nelvana, Sony
Pictures Home Entertainment (US), Starz Digital Media,
Twentieth Century Fox Television, Univision Communications
Inc, and Warner Bros.
The BlackBerry World storefront?s DRM-free music download
section will feature a catalog from all major and
independent labels including: 4AD Records, Domino
Recording Company, finetunes, Matador Records, [PIAS]
Entertainment Group, Rough Trade Records, Sony Music
Entertainment, The Orchard, Universal Music Group, Warner
Music Group, XL Recordings and Zebralution. The music
section will initially be available in 18 countries:
Canada, USA, UK, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico,
France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain,
Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore.