Sky Store is an on demand service from Sky that allows you to rent or buy a huge variety of films and TV shows. There’s something for everyone with genres spanning across action, romance, drama, comedy, horror and sci-fi.
What can I get on the Sky Store?
Sky Store is your go-to place for movies and TV series that have recently been released. While Sky Cinema frequently has exciting premieres of the latest films, they’ll appear on Sky Store first to buy and rent. This makes it ideal for those who can’t wait to catch the latest releases and don’t mind paying for a rental.
Sky Store’s huge range of titles includes films old and new, allowing you to pick up your favourites to watch whenever you want.
Is it better to wait for movies to appear on Sky Cinema?
Sky Store is a great option for those who want to see the newest movies as soon as they’re released. Sky Cinema typically picks up these films a few months after home release, but it’s handy to have the option if there’s a film you’re dying to see.
If you’re a Sky Cinema subscriber, you might find it better to simply wait until a new film hits the platform. However, Sky Store’s comprehensive library of content has so much available that it’s worth looking anyway; you might find an old classic on sale that isn’t available on Sky Cinema.
How to access the Sky Store
All Sky TV customers can easily navigate through to the Sky Store from the homepage. You just need to ensure that your Sky box is connected to the internet.
The Sky Store is also available through your internet browser on both PC and Mac. You can either sign in with your Sky iD and or create a new account if you’re not a Sky customer.
Content can be bought or rented in your browser but you’ll need to watch it in the Sky Store desktop player. This is available to download for free from the website.
The Sky Store app
The Sky Store app is available to download for free on a range of both iOS and Android devices. It can also be found on NOW TV and Roku set top boxes and streaming sticks.
On iOS, you aren’t able to rent or buy anything through the app. You’ll need to do that via a browser, your Sky TV box or an Android device.
Unfortunately, you can’t watch anything from the Sky Store through the Sky Go app.
Can I rent or buy content from the Sky Store in HD?
Providing you’ve got an HD TV there’s plenty for you to enjoy in stunning high definition. When you select a title there will be the option to either buy or rent it in HD.
Can I rent or buy 4K content on the Sky Store?
Films in the Sky Store are offered in three different tiers: Standard Definition, High Definition and Ultra High Definition. With UHD, you’ll be able to watch in 4K as long as you have a 4K television. However, UHD is fairly uncommon on the Sky Store, with the vast majority of content being offered in either SD or HD.
Can I download anything for offline viewing?
Only those films and TV series that you’ve bought can be downloaded to watch anywhere without an internet connection.
How long do I have to watch my rentals?
Once you’ve rented a title you’ll have a week to press play. After you’ve played it, you’ll have 48 hours before it vanishes in which you can watch it as much as you like.
Sky Store rental fee
The price of your rental is automatically added onto your bill at the end of the month so you don't have to worry about paying for anything upfront.
The cost of each film or TV show really does vary depending on when they were released but there’s quite often a sale on so you can pick up certain titles for much cheaper.