Well Blackberry World is now live with all the new content recently announced. Albums will run you from $8 to $12 and individual tracks from $0.99 to $1.49 while television episodes will cost $1.99. All media is available with free samples except for television shows.
Just days before the launch of BB10, another piece of the Blackberry puzzle has come into place today with announcement of the music and video offerings as part of the reworked Blackberry World. RIM boasted that it’s storefront will offer an extensive collection of songs through it distribution deals with such companies as 4AD Records, Matador Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. The music will be available in 18 countries, including: Canada, USA, UK, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, France, Germany and Italy. TV shows and movies available for purchase or rent will be available from a number of movie and TV distributors such as: BBC, FOX, CBC, ABC, CBS, NBC and Warner Brothers. Many of the video offerings will be available the same day as their DVD release and TV shows the day after they were aired. No word on pricing yet, but it is expected to be in line with similar media available from Apple through iTunes and Google through Google Play. More about these new media offerings will no doubt be announced this Wednesday at RIM’s press conference.