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EPIX Adds Playstation Apps

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NEW YORK -- EPIX, the premium entertainment network, today announced plans to launch the EPIX app on the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) system during the first quarter of 2013, with an app for the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) system to follow in the spring. A leader in multiplatform availability, EPIX will provide authenticated subscribers with access to more than 3,000 titles, including a high definition lineup of new releases like Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, The Hunger Games, Thor and more. The lineup also includes EPIX original programming, featuring marquee concert, comedy, and sporting events. The EPIX app will be available to PlayStation®Network members in the United States as a free download from PlayStation®Store. “We’re thrilled to join forces with Sony Computer Entertainment to offer subscribers a unique and unparalleled experience. This is another important step in our mission to provide the best content in every way consumers want it, creating better entertainment experiences using our premium content, and by working with technology partners and our distribution partners,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and President. “Our core audience has demonstrated a tremendous appetite for streaming movies and TV shows through their PS3, and we’re excited to bring EPIX into the homes of millions of PS3 owners in the U.S. as well as to PlayStation fans on-the-go through their PS Vita,” said Phil Rosenberg, SVP, Strategic Business Development, SCEA. EPIX

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