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Redbox Instant beta trial

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

  1. mike1977

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    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

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

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

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    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

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    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

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

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

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