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The Apple TV+ series "Defending Jacob" is now available for customers to purchase on Blu-ray and DVD instead of being exclusively available through Apple TV+ on Apple's devices and supported TVs and streaming boxes.

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Spotted by 9to5Mac, the Paramount-backed series can be purchased on Amazon in either Blu-ray or standard DVD format for $34.99 and $19.99, respectively. The show initially premiered on Apple TV+ in April 2020, and its transition to DVD and Blu-ray marks the first time an Apple TV+ exclusive has been available on physical media.

The product page says the show's first season is split into three separate discs, and according to 9to5Mac, the package includes "previously unseen bonus content and special features."

Article Link: Apple TV+ Series 'Defending Jacob' Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray
 
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Sandstorm

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I am very grateful for Physical media (especially in this days and age!), keep 'em coming!
You are wasting natural resources (to manufacture this e-waste), physical space on shelf, time (no disc ever plays instantly, skipping/searching also takes longer and if you have a large library, you also have to find the disc first) and also money. For example, you can get SEVEN months of Apple TV+ for the price of these blu-rays. How many times you recon you can watch these series (and A LOT more other content) over and over again in 7 months (they don't need to be consecutive)?

I'm sorry - physical media is an absolute lunacy in current age of abundant online content and ultra-fast unlimited internet (ok, unless you live in a 3rd world country).
 
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Porco

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Good. I hope as much content initially made for streaming ends up on physical media as possible, just like I hope as much content made for physical media ends up easily available on streaming services as possible. Whichever one prefers, others will feel differently.
 
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yabeweb

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You are wasting natural resources (to manufacture this e-waste), physical space on shelf, time (no disc ever plays instantly, skipping/searching also takes longer and if you have a large library, you also have to find the disc first) and also money.
I am not wasting anything as I am using them, shelf space is a non issue here and I take my time enjoying things.

I can also watch them without an internet connection, I can find them pretty easily as I am organized, it probably takes the same time scrolling in a huge library (may be few seconds later....but really??) and money, well renting vs buying, let's just say so far I am pretty happy with owning things.

Many people are wasting much more resources changing phone every years and seems like a non issue there, why should be considered wasting owning something and using it for the long run?

How many times you recon you can watch these series (and A LOT more other content) over and over again in 7 months (they don't need to be consecutive)?
If you had kids you'd know they can watch the same movie / cartoon a million times so your argument is shortsighted.


I'm sorry - physical media is an absolute lunacy in current age of abundant online content and ultra-fast unlimited internet (ok, unless you live in a 3rd world country).
Ultra fast internet ..... well not every 1st world country have fast internet speed everywhere, but as I said, there are time when I do not have access to internet and still want to see some movies.

Also I like to see my movie withou censorship,or as little as possible, with streaming they can cut and remove parts that they find offensive (disney and such are already doing it) they definetly cannot crop movies on my DVD / Bluray.

Also the fact that I like / Use physical media does not mean I do not use streaming services as well, it's not either or.

I simply love choices!
 
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yabeweb

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I still have one shelf full of VHS tape. I just got few more from Value Village.

And Blue-Ray is more than 480P
Sometimes i miss the old days when you needed to be committed to something, you had to want to listen to a record to put the vinyl or to watch a vhs or listen to a tape, you took your time to enjoy the music.

Nowadays things are so faast that people just skip >>skip >> skip.

Always in a rush, let's take our time back!

Sure there are times when you can't, and for that it's great to have progress.
 
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