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Sky Q has just announced a range of new features coming to the platform along with an a collection of HDR movies just in time for Christmas. Rolling out over the next month, the features are designed to make Sky Q even more personalised and easier to navigate along with the ability to watch recordings, video on demand and access the built in apps even if your TV signal is lost.

Along with the additional personalisation features, Sky Q will also be adding over 40 HDR movies to their catalogue which will now be highlighted in the guide with a new HDR icon. Movies getting the HDR treatment include the Back to the Future trilogy, the 8 Harry Potter movies and new Sky Original The Secret Garden.



Sky Q’s voice search functionality will also become more personal with the ability to ask “what should I watch?” which will show TV and movies suited to you. You’ll also see a brand new ‘Favourited’ TV Channel rail on the homepage that will show you live screengrabs of each of your favourite channels along with what’s on next.


What's On Now and Next TV screen


Parental control settings within the Sky Q platform have been improved and now allows you to add a PIN for apps on the system so you can have greater piece of mind for what kind of content your kids are accessing.


Pin for Apps Sky Q


Fraser Stirling, Group Chief Product Officer, Sky, said: “We’re continuing to add new features to Sky Q and Sky Go, with updates almost every week, so your Sky TV experiences keep getting even better. You can watch more TV and movies in stunning HDR picture quality, get personal with voice search, enjoy more sporting action anywhere with Sky Go, and find more of what you love with our simple homepage, easy.”


John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal.

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