Now you can watch a ton of Lionsgate films on Steam for those who so select

You can now watch a ton of Lionsgate movies on Steam if you so choose

Lionsgate has simply added over one hundred films, together with the Starvation Video games movies and Kill Invoice (each volumes) to, of all issues, Steam. That’s Valve’s digital content material supply platform, in fact, utilized by tens of millions of PC players. Why did Lionsgate add over one hundred films to a gaming platform? Onerous to say.

It’s a part of “our dedication to stay on the chopping fringe of innovation,” Lionsgate exec Jim Packer says within the press launch. Unusual that they waited so a few years to do it! Steam was leading edge within the early 2000s, perhaps, however now it’s simply a normal and dependable option to get your recreation repair. It might be slightly late to start out making an attempt to compete with iTunes.

Video supply has all the time been a part of Steam, nevertheless it’s often previews for video games you’re testing. A handful of massive films have been added through the years, however until I’m drastically mistaken, there aren’t many individuals who consider Steam as a film-watching platform. If in case you have it already arrange in your TV in Massive Image mode, this might be a simple strategy to watch your favourite Lionsgate movies.

$four will get you one of many “commercially thrilling, star-pushed” films, which is in keeping with different choices (HD, at the least) on Google, Amazon, and iTunes. The participant is not any-nonsense, and the film I rented seemed and sounded good to me.

You can now watch a ton of Lionsgate movies on Steam if you so choose

I didn’t truly watch an hour and ten minutes of Kill Invoice Vol. 2 earlier than scripting this publish. I simply love Daryl Hannah.

It’s “800p” as a result of it’s letterboxed, anamorphic 1080p. Hardcore cinephiles will in all probability sniff.