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    May242012

    RELEASING WORLDWIDE JUNE 12

    That’s the date!  Indie Game: The Movie will be available, worldwide Tuesday, June 12th on iTunes, directly from us on IndieGameTheMovie.com and Steam!

    When planning the release of the film, it was very important to us to provide the film worldwide, in a variety of ways.  Making it as easy and as accessible for people to download & watch the film in whatever way they’d like to. 

    With that in mind, we are very pleased & super excited to be offering the film in the following ways...

    iTunes

    On June 12th, seamlessly rent or purchase IGTM on iTunes or your AppleTV.  It’s easy, it’s awesome ... it’s iTunes!  Pre-orders are now open.

     

     

     

    Download From IndieGameTheMovie.com

    Download or stream directly from us, the filmmakers (powered by the Emmy-winning team at VHX Artists).  For $9.99, you’ll receive...

    • DRM Free! Total flexibility, put it on whatever you’d like.
    • Download or stream (or both) HD High Quality encodes.
    • 1080P or 720P Available.
    • Multiple formats
    • Multiple Languages, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Traditional Chinese, English Subtitles & a ‘Clean' (Swear-free) version available.
    • Available for pre-order here.

    Steam Download

    Achievement unlocked!  Indie Game: The Movie is on Steam!  Yes, that’s right!  The film will be available on Steam!  We are VERY excited for this film to have a home right next to Super Meat Boy, Braid, World of Goo, Sword & Sworcery, and all the amazing work & people that inspired this film and help make it happen.  Go over and pre-order your 1080p HD download of the film here.

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    Reader Comments (32)

    That's a really good news.

    Just one question :
    Why the HD version on iTunes is only 720p ? No 1080p available ?

    Thanks

    June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBruno

    Hi Bruno.

    I'm not exactly sure why that is. I think it's a 1080 stream, but a 720 download...I think.

    We're going to ask them about it. Obviously, we'd like the file to be 1080 in all cases. But I'm sure there's a reason for it. I'll have to check and see if other films are at 1080 for a download or if it's an across-the-board 720P decision.

    But, if you want 1080P, two guaranteed ways to get it:

    1) DRM free on this site:
    http://buy.indiegamethemovie.com/

    or

    2) Steam based version is 1080P as well:
    http://store.steampowered.com/app/207080


    Thanks for asking!

    -James

    June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJames from IGTM

    Ok thanks.

    iTunes would be easier for me because of all the Apple products I've got.
    Let me know when you'll have answers.

    Thanks a lot

    June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBruno

    Actually, I just found out that it's available on iTunes in both 1080 and 720p. Just make sure you have 1080p selected in your iTunes/preferences/store settings.

    I had mine defaulted to 720p and as a result IGTM was listed as 720 within iTunes itself. This was the first time I noticed the setting - i think I may have been downloading 720p this whole time, while it could've been 1080 :/

    So, yep, it should be 1080 across the board

    June 4, 2012 | Registered CommenterJ + L

    Will the digital download (VHX version specifically) also include the commentary audio tracks by you guys and Team Meat?

    Hi Professor. Yes, it will.

    I think the director commentary may come a couple of days after launch though (still have to record it :)

    Thanks for asking

    -James

    June 8, 2012 | Registered CommenterJ + L

    How did Jon Blow and Team Meat react to the film?

    June 9, 2012 | Unregistered Commentercalstin898

    Congratulations on producing an utterly beautiful documentary.

    I downloaded the DRM-free version and watched it last night. I have been waiting for this for over a year and it only exceeded my expectations :)

    I understand the editorial decision to focus on the story of just three games but I'm sure I can't be the only one who'd love to see some of the material that didn't make the cut featuring other game developers. Are there plans to make any of this available for download?

    Thank you for making this.

    June 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTim Hardy

    To clarify my last question: will the IGTM Special Edition be available for download for those of us who rarely use physical media?

    June 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTim Hardy

    Hello,

    I was surprised to see IGTM on steam, though I had heard of it before, and had planned on buying it. My questions are: I would like to get the special edition of IGTM with all the extra footage, will it be available through Steam as well? What if I buy a copy through Steam for $9.99, will I be able to upgrade to the special edition?

    June 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSean Gooding

    Hi, got the movie off Steam. Saw it poping up in the store and did not think of checking alternatives (iTunes and this web site).
    While the movie downloads, I get concerned about DRM and how/if I will be able to watch it on my iPad & stuff.
    Eventually I can find the movie as a mp4 file in Steam subfolders, and yes, it plays on my iPad. Unfortunately I don't know where the subtitles are embedded, they seem to only show up if I watch the movie through the Steam app. Not listed on my iPad, no srt files to be found anywhere.
    So I am ending up regretting not buying directly here / VHX.
    Any way to get my subtitles on a nomad platform with Steam?

    June 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterYamada

    Hi,

    I was just wondering when IGTM will be available on iTunes in Europe (The Netherlands specifically)?

    June 25, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBeloved

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