Google Play’s Cyber Weekend promotion: Movies, TV series, music and more on sale

by: Bams SadewoNovember 24, 2012

With Black Friday come and gone, holiday shoppers are now eagerly waiting for Cyber Monday to arrive. But you don’t have to wait until Monday to start enjoying the Cyber Weekend offers on Google Play. Following the discount treatment that many apps and games are getting, you’ll find that there are more deals to be had on Google’s online store.

Over at Google Play Movies, several titles are up for grabs for $2.99, including oldies but goldies like Jaws, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Scarface, Serenity, Ray, and several others. The newer ones like The Social Network, Eat Pray Love and Burlesque can be had for $9.99.

The deals for TV series are pretty limited, but they include beloved shows like House and Friday Night Lights, where the complete full season of the two are going for $12.99 and $9.99, respectively. It’s a great saving considering that an episode of the show costs $1.99.

The music selection is more varied and compelling, as the list contains some of the best albums of 2012. New-ish offerings from Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Ne-Yo are selling for $2.99, while you can get Frank Ocean’s excellent Channel Orange LP for $4.99 and fun.’s Some Nights for $5.99.

As for books and magazines, Google is giving up to 80% and 50% discounts, respectively, on some e-book titles and magazine subscriptions.

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