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PSN Video Store FAQ

July 16, 2008 Written by Anthony Severino

Thanks to Engine of the Official PS forums for this great FAQ

Q:  Where can I find out what titles are available if I am not by my PS3?

A:  Visit: http://store.playstation.com and click on the “Video” tab.

Q:  How long will I be able to rent a movie for?

A:  The content is available as a rental for 14 days.  However the content can only be played for 24 hours after first playback.  For details, refer to the PLAYSTATION network Terms of Service and User Agreement

Q:  What defination are movies available in?

A:  Video Content will play on displays ranging from standard definition to 1080p depending on the content.

Q:  If I Rent a movie can I transfer it to my PSP?

A:  Yes,  Rental Content in standard definition format that was originally downloaded onto a PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system may be transferred once by the PSN account that purchased the content to one activated PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system during the Authorized Term. Thereafter, the Rental Content will not be available on the original PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and no subsequent transfer to any other device including a PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system or a PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system is currently permitted.  Rental Content in standard definition format that was originally downloaded onto a PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system may be viewable on only one (1) activated PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system during the Authorized Term.  Rental Content in high definition format may be viewed on only one (1) activated PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

Q:  How does it work if I purchase a movie?

A:  You may view Sold Content for an unlimited number of times on an Authorized Device.  Sold Content in standard definition format that was initially downloaded onto a PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system may be copied solely by the PSN account that purchased the Sold Content for use on up to three (3) activated PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems.  Sold Content in standard definition format that was initially downloaded for a PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system may be viewable on two (2) other activated PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems.  Sold Content in high definition format may be viewed on only one (1) activated PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

Q:  If I purchase a movie will I be able to delete it from my HDD and download it at another time?

A:  Once the Video Content has been downloaded from PSN, you will not be able to download it again for any reason without purchase of another copy.