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This week, Google Play Movies users received an e-mail directing users who watch their movie and TV libraries on the Google Play Movies app on Roku, Samsung, LG, and Vizio TVs to begin using the YouTube app, as the Google Play Movies app will no longer be available on those devices effective June 15, 2021. Users accessing the app on Roku devices are receiving the same warning in a splash screen that appears once the app loads.
This appears to be more of Google’s rebranding of its music and movie/TV services, consolidating to either Google TV and/or YouTube. This is a bit of a shame, since Google Play Movies had just begun supporting 4K content on Roku devices, and even included Dolby Digital+ 5.1 audio on most of its content.
The good news is that your Google Play Movies library was always available on YouTube, and it appears that YouTube now also supports 4K and Dolby Digital+ 5.1 audio on that content if it was purchased/redeemed in that resolution. Any credits you have on the...

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Todd Erwin

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For those that received the notification e-mail from Google, there is a redemption code at the bottom of the email as a "thank you" for being a loyal customer. Redeeming the code will place $5.99 into your Google Play account to use on just about anything - movies, music, games, etc.
 

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