Lightbox, Auckland, 18 December 2014: Just in time for Christmas, online entertainment service Lightbox today launches on PlayStation®4 (PS4™) consoles. This is the first time Lightbox has been made available on a games console.
Lightbox CEO Kym Niblock says “This new PlayStation partnership marks another step towards giving customers what they want: great, ad-free TV, where and when they want it”.
“Last month Lightbox announced availability on Smart TVs and selected Android devices. Today, we’re pleased to expand this to include the highest-selling next generation gaming console in New Zealand – the PlayStation®4.”
Of the new partnership, Michael Ephraim, Managing Director, Sony Computer Entertainment ANZ says, “We know gamers enjoy their content, so partnering with Lightbox is a logical choice. This exclusive console launch makes PlayStation®4 the first games device in the New Zealand market to offer owners thousands of hours of great TV content through the app”.
New PlayStation®4 users can sign up for Lightbox on their desktop or laptop, then log in to the Lightbox app on their console. Lightbox’s PlayStation®3 (PS3™) app will be available early next year.
For a free 30-day trial of Lightbox register at www.lightbox.co.nz
Lightbox is a New Zealand-made subscription video on demand service (SVOD) that gives you the freedom to choose from thousands of hours of great TV shows, all ready to watch when you are, with no ads to interrupt. With award-winning drama and crime shows, popular comedy and sci-fi series, and an impressive line-up of kids’ programmes, Lightbox has something for the entire family to enjoy. The service can be used by anyone with a broadband connection and is compatible with selected Samsung Smart TVs, desktop PCs, laptops, iPads, Apple TV with Airplay and PlayStation®4. The first 30 days are free, so new subscribers can try out Lightbox. After that, it’s only $15 per 30 days for all you can eat TV. Your usual ISP charges apply. There are no fixed contracts, no set-top boxes required and no installation costs – it’s TV, online, anytime.