PlayStation and Stan join forces

Subscription video-on-demand service Stan is set to launch on PlayStation3 and PlayStation4 on Thursday October 8.

PlayStation owners will get the chance to watch the exclusive premiere of Ash vs Evil Dead on October 31. The TV adaptation of the cult horror franchise Evil Dead sees original filmmakers Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Rob Tapert reunited for the series, with Bruce Campbell reprising his role as Ash.

Stan's line-up includes fast-tracked TV shows such as iZombie, UnREAL and Power and the upcoming new series of Emmy award winning Transparent, Emmy nominated Better Call Saul, Sherlock and Stan Original series No Activity.

Sony Computer Entertainmment MD Michael Ephraim said, “Partnering with Stan is one of the most exciting additions to our entertainment offering to date, and another step towards allowing us to bring a full suite of gaming and entertainment to the whole family – not just gamers."

Stan CEO Mike Sneesby said, “Our partnership with PlayStation brings Stan to the highest selling game console in Australia.

“Launching Stan on PlayStation is a significant milestone in our roadmap as we bring Australians more ways to access our exciting line-up of content in HD on the big screen.”

Every time an eligible customer spends $30 or more on any eligible PlayStation® product at participating retailers, including JB HiFi, Target, Big W, EB Games and the PlayStation store, he or she will be entitled to a three month bonus Stan subscription.