Bored on a Saturday and unable to decide on what to watch next and on which OTT platform? Here is a detailed analysis of LionsgatePlay for you to form an educated opinion on whether the service is worth subscribing to.
LiongatePlay was launched in India in 2020. The platform brings Hollywood’s finest collection of movies and TV shows to your screen, as well as Indian regional content in a limited capacity.
Android, iOS, and Desktop
The size of the Android app is 32 MB and the download experience is pretty straightforward.
The subscription plans for LiongatePlay are as follows:
A 14 day free trial is offered for newly registered users.
LiongatePlay has the following sections:
The ‘Home’ section is divided into carousel of movies/shows and widgets for the following:
The ‘movies’ section is further divided into a carousel of movies and widgets for:
The ‘shows’ section is further divided into a carousel of shows and widgets for:
There is also a ‘watchlist’ section with the list of movies and shows that the user has bookmarked to watch later.
The design of the User Interface (UI)is simple and uncluttered, divided into a plethora of widgets. This makes searching for content from the widget of your choice effortless .
The ‘Movie Detail page’ has the following elements:
The ‘Show Detail page’ has the following elements:
The platform does not account for the user’s preferences and there is no recommendation engine to suggest any movies, shows, live content or songs personalised for the user, based on their preference or watch history.
One can sign in or sign up at any point using:
Suggestion for the platform:
Why should one subscribe?
Weighing the pros and cons, the platform is rated 7/10.
A LionsgatePlay subscription is recommended for those who want to watch some of the finest English movies and shows, Lionsgate Originals, as well as some regional content.