Sony PS3 HD films
Sony has signed a deal that will make its PS3 the first console to offer HD movies from all six major movie studios

Sony has signed a deal with all six major movie studios to bring even more movie releases in high definition to its PS3 console.

PS3 owners have been able to download movies through their console for some time, but this new deal will make the console the first one to offer HD movies from every major movie studio.

With 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution on side, you can expect films such as Fantastic Mr Fox, Inglourious Basterds, Up, Star Trek and District 9 available for download, either to buy or rent.

The new offerings have gone live in the States already, with films currently appearing on US PSN for around $5.99 to rent and $19.99 to own in HD.

Sony has confirmed plans to launch in the UK "soon", so we'll have to wait for specific UK pricing to be sure what we'll be asked to fork out.

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