Warner Bros Releases iOS Apps for The Dark Knight and Inception

Posted February 16th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Warner Bros has announced that The Dark Knight: App Edition and Inception: App Edition are now available in the app store for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The apps offer a limited experience for free with the ability to download the entire films for $9.99 (TDK) and $11.99 (Inception). Over the course of the year the studio plans to release more of these apps for both new releases and those in the catalog.

The free apps provide the first five minutes of the films along with a portion of bonus content which can be things such as clips, games, trivia, and music. Unlocking the paid portion will allow for downloading and unlimited streaming of the complete films and the entirety of the bonus content.

The Dark Knight: App Edition,” protected by Widevine, allows consumers to download a permanent copy of the film to their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, or stream it through the App. They can watch over three hours of bonus clips; explore a rich gallery of photos and trailers; test their film knowledge with interactive video trivia; listen to memorable one-liners and export them as ringtones; post Twitter and Facebook updates; and monitor relevant movie buzz in real time.

Inception: App Edition” will not only allow fans to download or stream the blockbuster film, they can also enjoy exclusive bonus materials including three never-before-released tracks from the Academy Award® nominated score composed by Hans Zimmer that can be streamed via Airplay. The App also includes concept art, productions stills, movie poster artwork, bonus video showing a behind-the-scenes look at how Christopher Nolan’s unique vision was brought to life, and copies of “The PASIV Device Instruction Manual” and “The Cobol Job” comic.