Google continues to add more and more titles to its Google Play and YouTube rentals movie libraries. After striking deals with five of the major film studios, the newest one to join the fun is Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) which will be adding more than 600 titles to the Google movie libraries.
Less than two weeks ago, we told you about the Google-Paramount deal, which brought nearly 500 new titles to the rental library. Together with movie companies such as Sony Pictures, Universal, Disney, and other smaller studios, Google Play now includes thousands of movies to choose from.
MGM, which are famous for their roaring lion movie intro, are responsible for many older and newer classics such as “Rain Man”, “Robocop”, “West Side Story” and “Thelma & Louise”, all of which users will now be able to rent through Google Play or YouTube. In addition to these 600 titles, MGM will rolling out more titles in the weeks ahead.
Movies on Google Play cost between $1.99 to $3.99 to rent, and can be downloaded in several different video qualities. After renting the movie, you must finish watching it within 24-48 hours, depending on the move you rented. All these movies, including the 600 new additions, are currently only available in the US & Canada, with no change to this policy in sight.
Source: Official YouTube Blog