Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been released to Digital HD four days ahead of Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand. But with so many places selling the digital copy, where do you buy it? Here’s a look at what the Digital HD edition costs and what bonus material is included. Oh, and if you might be holding back for the disc releases here’s a breakdown of exclusive and limited editions of ‘The Force Awakens.’
From most video services Star Wars: The Force Awakens costs $19.99 for the HD version. But, the cheapest places to buy ‘The Force Awakens’ are from Amazon Video and Walmart’s Vudu where you can get the Digital HD copy for $17.99. (Vudu offers a choice between HD (720p) and HDX (1080p).
Who’s charging more than the average? Verizon is selling SWTFA for $21.99 (HD) and Comcast Xfinity for $20.99 (HD – TV Only). The SD version is not available until April 5th, although Verizon does offer the lower quality copy for $18.49 (SD).
The Digital HD purchase of Star Wars: The Force Awakens includes bonus material with many sellers including Apple iTunes, Google Play, Xbox Video, and Vudu among others. This is the most widespread offering of bonus content in a digital release that we’ve seen so far.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Digital Price Comparison
- Amazon Video – 4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
- Apple iTunes – 4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
- Cinema Now – NA
- Google Play –4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
- M-Go –4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
- Sony Entertainment Network –4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
- Verizon FiOS On Demand – $18.49 (SD) $21.99 (HD) *
- Vudu (Walmart) – 4/5 (SD) $17.99 (HD/HDX) *
- Microsoft Movies – 4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
- Xfinity TV (On Demand) – 4/5 (SD) $20.99 (HD)
- YouTube – 4/5 (SD) $19.99 (HD) *
* Includes bonus content
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Bonus Material
– Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (1 h 9 min)
– The Story Awakens: The Table Read (4 min)
– Building BB-8 (6 min)
– Crafting Creatures (9 min)
– Blueprint of a Battle: The Snow Fight (7 min)
– John Williams: The Seventh Symphony (6 min)
– ILM: The Visual Magic of The Force (7 min)
– Force For Change (3 min)
– Deleted Scenes (4 min)
(Bonus material may vary between vendors.)
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*Prices at time of article publication.