Following into Netflix’s footsteps, Stan will introduce a huge slate of downloadable content in March. The streaming platform is ensuring that the majority of its huge line-up of shows will be available to download and watch offline. Plus, Stan also promises that a select number of shows will be streaming in 4K resolution from April.
From March, Stan subscribers will be able to download thousands of hours of TV series and films. That way, they will be able to watch their favourites anywhere and anytime. Even without an internet connection. According to Stan representatives, the majority of the platform’s catalogue will be available to watch offline. That includes Sherlock, the cult-hit sensation Twin Peaks, Jim Carrey’s upcoming new comedy-drama I’m Dying Up Here, Billions, Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Mozart In The Jungle and Transparent. Looking for kids TV shows to download and go? Choose titles from leading entertainment brands Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, ABC for Kids and Roadshow.
Subscribers to Stan will be able to download available shows and movies via the Stan app. The app works on both iOS and Android devices.
Moreover, Stan is offering to stream TV shows in 4K from April on. For starters, Stan will offer a huge range of popular titles on 2015 and 2016 model Samsung and LG TVs, as well as PS4 Pro. More to come throughout the year. Titles that will be available include Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Wolf Creek, No Activity, Preacher, Mad Dogs, Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, The Girlfriend Experience, and Power.
In content-related news, Stan announced that original series Wolf Creek will get a second season. It’s slated to stream in late 2017. The service also confirmed that One Night Stan will premiere on March 24. The series features six of Australia’s biggest comedians – Wil Anderson, Tom Ballard, Celia Pacquola, Tom Gleeson, Sam Simmons and Judith Lucy. They appear in feature-length specials that were filmed live at Melbourne’s iconic Comedy Theatre exclusively for Stan.