Release Date And Details For THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG’s Home Video Release


hobbit bannerWarner Bros. announced today that The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be flying into your living rooms when the Blur-ray and DVD is released April 8th. The Peter Jackson directed sequel, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the subtitular villain, will be released as a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray 3DC Combo Pack for $105.43, a regular Blu-Ray 3-D combo pack for $44.95, a Blu-Ray Combo Pack for $35.99, and a 2-disc DVD Special Edition for $29.98.

The Limited Collector’s Edtioin Blu-ray will include towg ates of Erebor bookends as well as the theatrical version of the film in 3D HD, an HD version, and a standard definition version. This collection will be limited to 25,000 units. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in 3D HD, HD, and standard definition. The Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the theatrical version of the film in high-definition. The plain ol’ DVD release will have the theatrical version in standard definition. All versions will include a digital version of the movie.

You can check out the various packages and editions of The Desolation of Smaug below, but here are the list of special features:

  • Peter Jackson Invites You to the Set: In the Company of the Hobbit and Peter Jackson Invites You to the Set: All in a Day’s Work – Experience the film’s challenges and demands, and journey alongside the director into Mirkwood, Lake-town and Dale as the movie’s most intense, pivotal scenes are created
  • Production Videos – Watch production come to life as Peter Jackson gives you an inside look at the making of the film
  • New Zealand: Home of Middle-earth, Part 2 – Travel with Peter Jackson and his team across the stunning locations of New Zealand transformed by the filmmakers into Middle-earth
  • I See Fire Music Video – Ed Sheeran’s beautiful theme song from the film is illuminated with this intimate music video

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