Jakarta. Streaming platform Catchplay+ will celebrate the new year with a 24-hour free streaming event and a buy-6-get-12 month flash deal.
On New Year's Eve, registered users can enjoy 25 blockbuster movies selected from across the globe for free. Musical romantic drama "La La Land" and local blockbuster "Bebas" were among the available titles. Viewers can also tune in to the latest Bioskop premier titles, Johnny Depp's "The Professor" and "Official Secrets" starring Academy Awards nominee Keira Knightley.
The free streaming event will start at 00.00 a.m sharp on Dec. 31, 2020 and ends once the calendar turns to 2021. To enjoy the event, new users will only need to register on the website or mobile app available on Android and iOS.
Titles are listed under the Free section of the Catchplay+ service that can be accessed through web, mobile app, and leading operators such as Telkom’s IndiHome, First Media, XL Home, Transvision. Catchplay+ is also available on smart TV platforms like MiTV and LG Smart TV.
“2020 has been a difficult year and we would like to give our users a very special gift to welcome 2021. It is a token of appreciation for our beloved movie lovers who went through this challenging period, and hopefully we all can get back up stronger in the new year together,” Catchplay's group chief executive officer Daphne Yang said in her press statement on Monday.
In addition to free blockbuster movies, Catchplay+ offers a buy-6-get-12-month subscription deal for only Rp 270,000 (around $19 before tax). The original price was Rp 540,000. This package enables the user to enjoy all movies under the Unlimited section, which includes thousands of movies and series from across the globe and adding up to 200 hours more of content every month.
This limited deal is only available on Catchplay+ website and apps from Dec. 23, 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021. Users can select several payment methods, including credit/debit cards (Visa and MasterCard only), ATM transfer, Go-Pay, and Telkomsel balance.
“In 2021, movie lovers can expect many new titles from blockbuster movies to award winning TV series available on our platform to keep them company during this uncertain time. This 'Buy 6 Enjoy 12' Months Catchplay+ monthly subscription is the perfect special offer to enjoy the holidays safely at comfort of their home," Catchplay+ Asia-Pacific chief marketing officer Roy Soetanto said.