• Google Play is upgrading previously purchased movies to 4K for free - CNET

    24 days ago - By CNET

    4K movies on Google's platform now cost less, too
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  • Google upgrades your Play TV & Movie files to 4K for free - with a catch

    Google upgrades your Play TV & Movie files to 4K for free - with a catch

    24 days ago - By TechRadar

    If you've ever purchased a movie or TV show in SD or HD from the Google Play Movies & TV Store, Google is going to upgrade it to 4K free of charge. Probably. The caveat is that you need to have purchased the film in one of the aforementioned lower resolutions and, more importantly, there needs to be an equivalent 4K version on the Google Play Store. No equivalent, no upgrade. The upgrade offer is also only available to folks living in the US and Canada with no firm announcement on when this upgrade could come to other territories. That said, if you live in one of those two countries, and...
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  • Google just upgraded a bunch of movies to 4K for free

    24 days ago - By TechCrunch

    If you've ever bought a movie on Google Play and decided to save a few bucks by buying it in standard definition, you might've just lucked out.
    Google has just announced that it's upgrading all previously purchased movies to 4K free of charge. Even if you bought SD instead of HD when the latter was available, they're bumping it all the way up to 4K.
    (Before you go trying to be sneaky-sneaks: no, you can't go and buy an SD version of something now and immediately get the 4K version free instead. Google says only movies “bought or redeemed before October 23, 2018 will be...
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  • Google will upgrade your old SD and HD movies to 4K for free

    Google will upgrade your old SD and HD movies to 4K for free

    24 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    As we inch ever closer to a world in which 4K becomes the new standard resolution, Google is helping its customers prepare by offering to upgrade many of their old purchases for free. On Tuesday, Google announced that whenever 4K movies become available from participating studios, it will automatically upgrade your past movie purchases so that you can stream them in 4K, even if you bought the movie in SD or HD.
    All you have to do to receive the 4K upgrades is open the Google Play Movies & TV app, and you'll see a screen like the one at the top of this post that will let you know how many...
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  • Google upgrading SD and HD Google Play Movies to 4K for free

    Google upgrading SD and HD Google Play Movies to 4K for free

    24 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Those who have purchased movies through Google Play Movies & TV can expect a 4K upgrade for free. “When 4K titles are available from participating Hollywood studios, we'll upgrade your past movie purchases so you can stream in 4K , even if you originally bought the movie in SD or HD,” said Google in a statement. When you open the Play Movies & TV app, Google will notify you indicating which specific titles have been upgraded. Additionally, starting now Google Play 4K movies will also cost less, though Google hasn't indicated how much less. The Google Play Movies and TV app on 4K Samsung...
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  • User-owned SD and HD films from Google Play Movies & TV are getting a free upgrade to 4K

    User-owned SD and HD films from Google Play Movies & TV are getting a free upgrade to 4K

    24 days ago - By Phone Arena

    If you live in the U.S. or Canada and own some SD and HD quality films purchased from the Google Play Movies & TV app, your content will receive a free upgrade to 4K once such a version is available from the movie studio. Yes, even if you purchased the title in SD or HD, you will be eligible to stream it in 4K after the upgrade. When you open the Google Play Movies & TV app, you will be notified about the films you own that have been upgraded to 4K.
    If you want to build a library of 4K movies, Google is making it easier on your wallet. Starting today, it has ...
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  • Google Play 4K upgrade is an unexpected movie treat

    Google Play 4K upgrade is an unexpected movie treat

    24 days ago - By SlashGear

    Google is giving Google Play movie buyers a 4K upgrade, delivering better quality even if you bought a cheaper, lower-resolution version in the first place. The change is part of a host of updates to Google Play for movie content, which will also see 4K support added to the native Play Movies & TV app some smart TVs offer. The...
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  • Google will automatically upgrade SD and HD movies to 4K on Google Play Movies & TV

    24 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Google today made a number of announcements related to its Google Play Movies & TV service. The biggest announcement is that Google will automatically upgrade your past SD or HD movie purchases to 4K for free. If a 4K version of the movie you purchased previously is available in Play Store, you can now enjoy...
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  • Google upgrading SD and HD movies to 4K, says 4K films will now cost less

    Google upgrading SD and HD movies to 4K, says 4K films will now cost less

    25 days ago - By PhoneDog

    Good news, Google Play users: Google is giving your movies a 4K upgrade.
    Google announced today that any movies you own through Google Play Movies & TV will be automatically upgraded to 4K when available. So any films that you've previously bought in SD or HD quality will be bumped up to 4K quality free of charge when that title is available in 4K quality.
    That's not the only big 4K news that Google has to share today. The company says that most 4K movies in the Play Store will now cost you less, which means 4K TV owners can fully enjoy their sets for cheaper.
    Google says that its Play...
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  • Google Play is upgrading your movie purchases to 4K for free

    Google Play is upgrading your movie purchases to 4K for free

    25 days ago - By The Verge

    Google announced in a blog post today that Google Play customers in the US and Canada will see several upgrades to their movie-watching experience.
    Any movies you've previously purchased in SD or HD that are available in 4K will now be automatically upgraded to stream in 4K. If you open the Play Movies & TV app it should tell you which titles have had the upgrade applied. Additionally, Google Play has lowered the cost of most 4K titles - they used to sit around $30 a pop and now most sit below the $20 mark.
    Lastly, Google has expanded device support for watching titles in 4K with the Play...
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  • SD and HD titles on Google Play Movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

    SD and HD titles on Google Play Movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

    25 days ago - By Android Central

    The price of new 4K movies is also being lowered.
    4K is steadily becoming the new resolution norm in the entrainment world, and to make sure it stays on top of things, Google is now upgrading all of its users' SD and HD titles to 4K at no extra cost.
    This move was announced on October 23, and according to Google, "when 4K titles are available from participating Hollywood studios, we'll upgrade your past movie purchases so you can stream in 4K." All of this is done for 100% free, and when a movie of yours does receive the 4K treatment, you'll see it added to a new "Upgraded to 4K" filter in...
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  • Google Play Movies & TV users' 4K libraries are about to grow on their own

    Google Play Movies & TV users' 4K libraries are about to grow on their own

    25 days ago - By Digital Trends

    If you've been using Google Play Movies & TV for a while, you're about to get a major upgrade, as the service is now upgrading any movies you already own to 4K, regardless of whether you originally bought them in HD or SD.
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  • Your Google Play movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

    Your Google Play movies are being upgraded to 4K for free

    25 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    As previously rumoured, Google is upgrading back catalogue films in your digital library to 4K versions. And for free. As Apple did during the launch of the 4K version of Apple TV , Google has automatically upgraded all supported movies on its Play Movies & TV store. You will find that your own bought films should have been replaced with higher resolution versions where possible too. That includes movies bought on HD or SD, wherever a 4K version is available. All you need to do is open the Play Movies & TV app and it will tell you which titles have been upgraded. In addition, 4K versions...
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