The Force Awakens On Game Consoles

Like the Force, there is a light side and a dark side of purchasing a digital copy of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. The light side involves the iconic fanfare and a jovial BB-8 rolling across the screen.

And the dark side is the PlayStation 4. No fun at all.

Illustration for article titled iThe Force Awakens/i On Game Consoles
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Also like the Force, if you stop and think about purchasing a movie directly through your console instead of more universal digital entertainment services it doesn’t make a lick of sense.

At least the Xbox One tried.

Kotaku elder, lover of video games, keyboards, toys, snacks, and other unsavory things.

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DISCUSSION

Doesn’t the disc come with a UV code? If yes, then you are totally wasting your money going pure digital, as the UV is accepted through more VOD services and you get a shiny Blu-ray with the best picture quality to fall back on. It is really not worth the extra 5-days to go VOD. A month, maybe, but not a 5-day lead to the physical release.