Users’ Purchased Discovery Shows to be Removed from PlayStation

Sony announced Monday it will remove all Discovery content. This includes shows like “MythBusters” and “Deadliest Catch.” This decision applied even to content previously purchased. The company mentioned the decision was due to “our content licensing arrangements with content providers.” Warner Bros. Discovery, which owns Discovery, aims to gain more subscribers for its Max and Discovery+ streaming services. More than 1,200 purchasable titles, including “Cake Boss,” and “American Chopper,” will be removed from the PlayStation store. Sony drew criticism from some users who demanded a refund for the removed content. Sony did not comment on the situation. This recent move has raised questions about the ownership of digital products. The erasure of Discovery content raises the issue of licensing arrangements between media companies and online stores. Sony is not the first to take this kind of action, as others have faced similar issues with e-book updates last year.

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