The new service offers support for iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play, Vudu and more and it supports a wide range of movie studios. There's a server difficulties message appearing on the Disney Movies Anywhere website right now too, so it's possible that just too many people are currently looking into this.
Today, the idea of merging the various digital movie collections owned by many consumers will become a reality with the expansion of the Disney Movies Anywhere app and website to include nearly every major film studio in Hollywood. Before today, the sharing capabilities were limited only to Disney.
Once you've connected all your services you should be able to view your entire movie library in one place, either the Movies Anywhere website, or the Movies Anywhere app which will be on both Android and iOS - at this stage no game console apps have been announced.
The locker will likely work similarly to Ultra-Violet has in the past, with a code being included with movies to be redeemed online.
It's official. "Movies Anywhere" is launching in the US with movies from Sony Pictures Entertainment; Twentieth Century Fox Film; Universal Pictures and Warner Bros.
Paramount is the last remaining major studio that is not a part of Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere now offers support for devices including Amazon Fire; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; and Roku.
As of this writing, the Movies Anywhere site is still in a holding pattern, featuring an animation and the hashtag #AnywhereIsComing.
Movies Anywhere initially features access to a library of over 7,300 digital movies, along with fresh previews and film extras from the studios responsible for such 2017 global blockbusters as Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", Warner Bros.' "Wonder Woman", Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: Homecoming", Universal's "The Fate of the Furious" and Twentieth Century Fox's "War for the Planet of the Apes".
As a launch promotion, when you link two or more accounts through Movies Anywhere, you get Big Hero 6, Ghostbusters (2016), Ice Age, Jason Bourne (2016), and The Lego Movie for free.