Universal will back the UHD Blu-ray format alongside its digital online releases. The first movies are coming this summer, starting with Lucy, Warcraft, Jason Bourne, and more.
Universal commits to UHD Blu-ray
With Universal on board, all major Hollywood studios except Disney are backing the new UHD Blu-ray disc format. Universal will release its first UHD Blu-ray titles this summer.
- “UPHE plans to make its titles available in both 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD digital formats. All of the designated offerings will feature a combination of 4K resolution and the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range, with many additionally including multi-dimensional sound for the ultimate immersive audio experience,” said Universal.
In addition to UHD Blu-ray discs, Universal will also release movies via online streaming and download services. The studio is also planning to release movies in the Dolby Vision and IMAX formats.