Its seems like Christmas has arrived early at Google as users are reporting a free copy of the movie “Gravity” appearing in their Google Play Movies & TV app. First spotted by SlickDeals all owners of a Nexus 5 smartphone will get a free copy of the movie Gravity (in HD), its regular price is $9.99.
For users that don’t own a Nexus 5, a free copy of the movie Shaun the Sheep should be available in the Google Play Movies & TV app. If your device is rooted, there is still a way to get your free copy of Gravity by tricking the Play Store to think you are using a Nexus 5, here is how to:
How to get a free Copy of Gravity without a Nexus 5
- Requires root.
- Download the app “Build Prop Editor” here
- Edit your build.prop to show these values:
- This will trick the Play Store into thinking you are using a Nexus 5.
- Open the “Play Movies & TV app”
- Voila, there is your free copy of Gravity!
The promotion currently only seems to be available in the United States and UK. Users outside the US could try a VPN to change their location to the US however this hasn’t been confirmed working. Check out a trailer of the movie here: