Blockbuster Keeps Teasing People With a Possible Return





Blockbuster, once the number one place to get a movie to watch, is now done to just one location that just won’t die. Now DISH has been teasing people about a possible return of the brand.

Earlier this year, DISH, the parent company behind Blockbuster, updated the Blockbuster website with a new message that just says, “we are working on rewinding your movie.”

Now Blockbuster has been posting on Twitter regularly, often teasing the idea that they should make a comeback.

So why is DISH now pushing Blockbuster again and updating the Blockbuster website? Many have speculated that DISH may be bringing back a Blockbuster streaming service. Even maybe a free one to compete in the fast-growing ad-supported streaming market.

Recently Blockbuster has become very popular once again as many see it as an easier time. Long gone are the memories of why people stopped going to Blockbuster, and this leaves the doors open for DISH to take advantage of people’s nostalgia.

Recently DISH launched a free ad-supported streaming service called Sling Freestream. This service is an effort to push Sling TV and allows you to use Sling TV’s app without even handing over a credit card. So it seems unlikely that DISH would want a Blockbuster streaming service competing with Sling TV’s free streaming service.

For now, we will have to wait and see what DISH is up to, but it is possible DISH is hoping to capitalize and the nostalgic love of BLockbuster’s simpler times that has been growing over the last few years.

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