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Redbox Instant beta trial

Discussion in 'The Movies' started by mike1977, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. mike1977

    mike1977 Legend

    Aug 26, 2005
    I reserved a movie on blu-ray online, went to pick it up at a kiosk, and was charged instead of a credit being used (the box was checked for use credits and I have 4) for this beta trial thing. Does it take time to be applied or does it not count for blu-rays?
  2. mike1977

    mike1977 Legend

    Aug 26, 2005
    Got an answer...only for DVDs, much like Columbia House sale offers. :rolleyes:
  3. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    You can upgrade to Blu-Rays, $9 a month. But they charge the full $9 when you upgrade, not the $1 difference.
  4. Justin23

    Justin23 Hall Of Fame

    Jan 10, 2008
    Yeah the beta free trial is only for DVD's, but like the above poster said there is a Blu-Ray option after the free trial for $9/mo.

    Their streaming titles are very limited right now...maybe 8000 titles. Right now it's chock full of older movies and B-titles.

    Hopefully they get more agreements with the studios.
  5. mike1977

    mike1977 Legend

    Aug 26, 2005
    Yeah it sucks. It's not like blu-ray is new or just a couple years old. Playstation 3 was released in 2006...format war ended in 2008. It is now 2013. They could have at least offered 1 free blu-ray rental out of the beta trial. :D
  6. lee635

    lee635 Hall Of Fame

    Apr 17, 2002
    Does anyone know where there is a list of the streaming titles to view before subscribing?
  7. CopyCat

    CopyCat Member

    Jan 21, 2008
    South Carolina
    It all about $$$$$$$$$, just like CDs were going to reduce the cost of records because they can be mass produced.

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