Sony confirms PlayStation 4 launch apps
posted on 11.07.13 at 08:08 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Netflix, Crunchyroll, Epix, NBA, NHL, and more.

Sony has confirmed the line-up of digital entertainment apps that will be available for PlayStation 4 on launch day, November 15.

Find the full list of apps below.

  • Amazon Instant Video — Amazon Instant Video offers two great ways to watch movies and TV shows instantly, anywhere. Buy or rent from a selection of more than 150,000 titles or subscribe to Prime Instant Video and get unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes.
  • Crackle — A part of Sony Pictures Television, Crackle is a freely accessible multi-platform television network delivering original series such as Emmy Award nominated Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and hit movies and television programs in a variety of genres.
  • Crunchyroll — Watch the latest and best selection of Anime right from Japan such as Naruto Shippuden, Attack on Titan, Bleach and more up to one-hour after Japanese broadcast!
  • EPIX — Authenticated subscribers on the PS4 system can instantly access and stream more than 3,000 titles on-demand, including top blockbusters such as The Avengers and The Hunger Games in HD, classic Hollywood franchises, award-winning original documentaries plus music and comedy specials.
  • Hulu Plus — Hulu Plus offers unlimited instant streaming of current hit shows like Family Guy, The Simpsons, and South Park as well as original series including The Awesomes and The Wrong Mans.
  • Music Unlimited — A global cloud-based, digital streaming music service with a global catalog of over 22 million songs.
  • NBA Game Time — Stay connected to live out-of-market NBA game action on the PS4 system with NBA League Pass Broadband on an authenticated basis for subscribers. Get access to real time stats, complete scores, stats and schedules for every game, and video highlights and recaps.
  • Netflix — Netflix members can instantly watch a wide variety of TV shows and movies, including exclusive series such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, on the PS4 system.
  • NHL GameCenter LIVE — Instantly stream live out-of-market games in HD quality with your NHL GameCenter LIVE subscription.
  • Redbox Instant by Verizon — Subscribers can stream from a library of hit movies on the PS4 system and receive 4 DVD or Blu-Ray rental nights every month for new releases at the Redbox kiosk. Everyone can purchase and rent the latest movies on-demand.
  • Video Unlimited — An on demand entertainment service that provides access to Hollywood’s latest hit movies, select classics and TV shows from hundreds of studios and networks across nine countries.
  • VUDU — Watch the world’s largest selection of HD movies and TV shows, including thousands of blockbusters, Hollywood classics and indies. Stream new releases before they’re available on DVD, or build a collection of favorites without ever paying for a subscription.
  • YuppTV — YuppTV offers over 150 Indian TV channels Live and on demand, including a selection of over 600 Movies to watch anytime, anywhere.

All entertainment apps can be downloaded through the PlayStation Store.

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  • Nhiroz

    To me all of the, are absolutely useless… I just hope there not permanently installed on the PS4, like that singing game is on the PS3

    • shogunknight

      Singing game? Which one?

      • Nhiroz

        I think its called Singstar…..

        • shogunknight

          Ah yes, never used that app too

    • DrForbidden

      I hope so too, since one of them work outside the US…

  • Elvick

    Bummer there’s no YouTube app at launch. Netflix and Crunchyroll for me.

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Heh…its amazing to see just how far Crunchyroll has come. I remember when they were just getting started and nobody thought it would succeed. Its like watching a relative’s child grow up into a man or something.

    • Bobby Jennings

      Yeah, agreed.

    • Kevadu

      Didn’t Crunchyroll start out hosting fansubs? It was the Japanese copyright holders who pulled them aside and basically said, “look, either we’re going to sue you into oblivion or we’re going to work out a way to do this legitimately…”

      • Zero

        More or less. I was a fansubber back then, lots of groups didn’t appreciate what CR was doing. I think it’s one of the reasons Horrible Subs was made. (Not 100% sure about that.)

  • Zackasaur

    That’s an impressive day-one selection.


    They need to add spotify.

    • drproton

      Sony wants you to subscribe to Music Unlimited instead.

      • Zackasaur

        That has nothing to do with it.

        If Spotify want to release a console app, they will do so. They just haven’t decided to put any business there for the time being. Personally, I think they ought to.

  • DarthBrian

    “Watch the latest and best selection of Anime right from Japan such as Naruto Shippuden, Attack on Titan, Bleach and more up to one-hour after Japanese broadcast!”

    Why’d they include Bleach in this list? Bleach is done.

    • 罪罰

      really dude, who the fuzzles cares.
      you can watch anime on there, that’s the point.

      • DarthBrian

        I was just curious. T_T

        • Seasqwaa

          It’s because shounen. Basically.

  • Carlos Luis Ayala

    so nothing new that’s lame

  • Invisbin

    YuppTV. Lold

  • Lelouch Vi Britannia

    At least these apps on PlayStation aren’t being tagged behind a paywall.
    cough cough “Microsoft”

  • りんごタルト@エスカのアトリエ

    No NicoNicoDouga app. Bad.

    • DrForbidden

      Isn’t that for Japan only?

      • mirumu

        Anyone can open a NicoNicoDouga account. I have one myself.

        • DrForbidden

          Sweet. thanks.

    • Karl Josef

      there’s nnd app on vita

  • artemisthemp

    Crunchyroll and Netflix, now Youtube is all that remain