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PS3 Gets Free Streaming Movies With Dedicated "Crackle" App

Hollywood awaits. For nothing.

Just a quick heads up – Crackle is now available as part of the PS3’s Video Store in Europe.

Crackle is a free movie streaming service [more here] and features lots of lesser-known movies (and some TV shows) that can now be streamed to your PS3.

The Sony-owned service has been available for a while in the US.

Update: apparently this is UK only, not Europe at all…

    Since: Oct 2008

    OOooh, just had a look and they have the complete Rurouni Kenshin series on there and all for free.

    On closer inspection though, adverts every 5 mins :S

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 15:11.
  2. hazelam
    Since: Feb 2009

    not a bad service, if you can put up with the ads.
    but it’s free, and they’ve got to make their money some how.

    if ads are the price for free content, i think i can live with that.

    don’t they have that Starship Troopers CGI series? or is that one of those other free video services?
    been wanting to watch that for years, but i only ever caught the odd episode on tv.

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 15:57.
  3. fattyuk
    Since: Apr 2010

    crackles of those free services that I’ve never understood? as its not very good! I’ve had it on my iPad and Xbox and it’s pretty poor I know it’s free but considering most film and tv is free on the Internet these days why bother,

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 16:18.
  4. anyjungleinguy
    Since: Nov 2008

    Funny timing, I was on my PS3 the other day and I wondered why this wasn’t available as I knew it was a Sony thing.

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 16:26.
  5. Mr_Egregious
    Since: Apr 2010

    I had a look at this on my iPhone, then swiftly deleted the app. I can find lots of TV shows and movies I’ve never heard of on Netflix, cheers!

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 16:37.
  6. Tuffcub
    On the naughty step.
    Since: Dec 2008

    Where is it? Not under Tv/Video, not on store either

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 17:30.
  7. a inferior race
    I'm special
    Since: Jul 2009

    Jackie Chan adventures is a good cartoon.

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 18:18.
    • salvodaze
      Since: Dec 2012

      Oh yeah, I remember it being hilarious. I hope this is available all across Europe.

      Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 18:51.
  8. dude90
    Since: Nov 2009

    Just realised it streams from the Store not through an official app like the US.

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 18:34.
    • Tuffcub
      On the naughty step.
      Since: Dec 2008

      OH that’s why I couldnt find it :)

      Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 19:01.
  9. gazzagb
    Master of speling mitakse
    Since: Feb 2009

    Just had a look at what’s available on their website, nothing in the catalogue takes my interest, most of it I’ve never even heard of.

    Comment posted on 01/04/2013 at 22:40.
  10. seedaripper1973
    Since: Forever

    Just create a yank account and download the app from there (i did it months back)

    Comment posted on 04/04/2013 at 00:39.

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