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Bigscreen Launches Ad-supported, Free-to-Watch Movies!

Over the past few years, we have added many “Screens” into Bigscreen for you to choose from: Desktop
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Bigscreen Launches Ad-supported, Free-to-Watch Movies!
By Bigscreen Team • Issue #35 • View online
Over the past few years, we have added many “Screens” into Bigscreen for you to choose from: Desktop Screensharing, Videoplayer, live TV Channels, and 3D Movie Rentals.

In this update, we are launching a new feature: ad-supported, free-to-watch movies. Unlike Bigscreen’s paid movie rentals, which are partnerships with major movie studios like Paramount Pictures, these free movies are hosted on Pluto.TV and include ads from PlutoTV. These free movies can be watched on-demand at any time in any of our environments, such as the recently launched Drive-in Movie Theater.

Currently, the movies are available in the United States and include Arrival, Seabiscuit, Clueless, Nacho Libre, Adventureland, Blair Witch, Paranormal Activity 4, It Follows, and more. More movies will be added each month. 
We’re working hard on licensing more 3D movies in the UK and other regions. This has been incredibly difficult because VR is such a small industry. Please bear with us while we try to sign more deals; in the meantime, the best way to help us grow the platform is to rent a movie from our website!

That these free-to-watch movies are in 2D, unlike our paid movie service which has 3D movies for rent. 3D movies are incredible to watch in VR. If you haven’t experienced it, try watching our 3D movie trailers in VR and rent a 3D movie from our website if you like it!

Next, we’re actively working on built-in YouTube support and we plan to integrate more streaming services in the future. As previously announced, we are also developing a Friends System and a new technology to enable large groups of people to stream ultra-low latency video in VR.
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