Sky Movies add new features to compete with Netflix

The update provides a more personalised experience for viewers

Eleanor Rosney
by Eleanor Rosney on 20th August, 2015

New updates for Sky+ and Sky+HD customers were rolled out today which mirror features available from Netflix and other streaming services.

More like this is a movies recommendation service that suggests titles to watch based on previous selections. 

With the Watchlist feature, customers can create a movie library of films to watch at their convenience, and by clicking the green button on the sky remote, customers can download a film if the beginning was missed with Watch from Start.

Rotten Tomatoes star ratings will also be available to help customers decide what to watch.

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These new features are rolling out amidst a line-up of award-winning movies this summer including Interstellar and Gone Girl, with The Maze Runner, Horrible Bosses 2, Pride, The Theory of Everything and Into The Woods coming in early Autumn.

Ann-Marie MacKay, Director of Products and Customer Growth, said: “This is just the latest in a series of enhancements we’re rolling out every few months to make sure Sky+ continues to make TV watching a brilliant experience in homes up and down the country.”

The pace at which we’re developing for Sky+ has never been quicker - so customers can look forward to more updates later this year and into 2016.

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