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Foxtel Play returns discount pricing for Game Of Thrones new season

NewsKevin Perry

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Foxtel has confirmed it will once again be offering a discounted subscription to the Foxtel Play Premium Movie & Drama pick, which includes access to the showcase channel during the broadcast of Game of Thrones season 6, which returns to Foxtel screens starting on Monday, 25 April at 11am, same time as the US.

Customers who sign up to Foxtel Play between 18 April and 29 April will be able add Premium Movies and Drama to their first $25 a month genre pick for only $5 extra a month for the first three months. The Movies and Drama package is normally an additional $25 per month.

Season 6 of Game of Thrones contains 10 episodes meaning customers that take advantage of the special offer will be spending a minimum of $90 to view the season over 3 months.

Subscribers will also have access to Game of Thrones seasons 1-5 via Foxtel Anytime (on-demand) to ensure they’re completely up to speed with the politics, passion, blood and betrayal erupting across Westeros.

In addition to Game of Thrones, Premium Movies and Drama subscribers have access to a host of other premium drama screening on showcase including, Veep (s.5), Orange is the New Black (s.4), Penny Dreadful (s.3), Hap and Leonard (s.1), Turn: Washington’s Spies (s.3) and new comedy, Casual; plus the incredibly popular Throne Cast that airs every Tuesday at 10:30pm starting April 26, recapping each week’s latest episode.

Customers will also have access to Foxtel’s BoxSets channel, featuring hundreds of hours of drama, along with a volume of blockbuster and library movies as part of their subscription.

Foxtel Play offers customers instant access within minutes of signing up and enables them to subscribe by the month and pay as they go with no lock-in contract and no installation costs, subscribers can stop and start their subscription month-to-month, to suit their circumstances or viewing choices.

Foxtel Play customers can enjoy their programming via eligible Samsung, Sony and LG Smart TVs, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 & 4, selected Samsung Blu-Ray and home theatre systems and PC and Mac computers. Foxtel Play customers can also access content on selected smart phones and tablets by downloading the Foxtel Go app at no extra cost.