In a pleasant surprise, Disney has decided to release Star Wars: the increase of Skywalker on digital platforms, four days before the planned St Patrick’s Day release date. As of immediately, you’ll purchase (not rent) the movie on Amazon, Vudu, FandangoNow, and other places for $20, or $25 for 4K UHD.
The surprise release comes just after Disney announced that Frozen 2 would make its debut on the Disney Plus streaming service on Sunday, March 15, an entire three months before schedule. The Disney Company is releasing the two Star wars movies early even as widespread concern over the coronavirus outbreak is keeping more and more people reception for extended periods of your time, where they’re in dire need of quality entertainment.
The effects of COVID-19 on entertainment industries has been seismic. During the week alone, the Entertainment Software Association chose to cancel E3 2020 entirely, EA suspended all live esports events, Disney suspended production on seven live-action movies, and several other high-profile movies were delayed.
Though we’re likely to see still these sorts of precautions, affect how and once we consume and discuss entertainment, Disney releasing content early adds some much-needed comfort into the combination of fear and uncertainty.
And if it’s all left you feeling a touch helpless, know that Nvidia is reaching bent PC gamers for his or her help – or rather, the assistance of their computers – to assist experts in learning more about the coronavirus and potential solutions.