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Sony brings World Cup content to Blu-ray Disc players

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Football fans will be hard pushed to leave the sofa this summer with Sony adding FIFA World Cup content to its internet video service on Bravia TVs and Blu-ray Disc players. Previous World Cups can be re-lived with content including the top 20 tournament moments and profiles of legendary players.

Christian Brown, Senior Category Marketing Manager for Home Entertainment at Sony UK, said: “We can make some of the greatest football moments come to life in consumers’ living rooms across Europe at the touch of a button.”

The content will be hosted through the Bravia Internet Video service, which already broadcasts Demand Five, film channel Lovefilm and YouTube, as well as social networking site Facebook.

For more information on the service, click here for more details.

Sony confirms availability of 3D TVs and Blu-ray Disc Players in time for the World Cup

Sony this week announced that its first 3D TVs and Blu-ray Disc players will be available in stores this June, just in time for the FIFA World Cup. This year’s tournament is the first to be filmed in 3D by Sony and FIFA.

The first 3D TV to hit the market will be the HX800 series, designed to offer 3D cinematic capability with outstanding consumer value. Within weeks of the HX800 launch several additional models will be released. PS3 users are in for an extra treat as Sony will also launch four 3D stereoscopic PS3 game experiences through the PlayStation Network, available as a free collection to purchasers of BRAVIA 3D TVs.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and Deep Sea Blu-ray 3D Discs will be also bundled with selected Sony 3D products. Additionally, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Blu-ray 3D will be sold separately at participating retailers.

For further details on the full Sony 3D range, read the press release.

Blu-ray Disc Reporter

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