Replace 8:30 a.m.: The WandaVision Steelbook which doesn’t embody discs shouldn’t be an official Marvel product, however is as a substitute produced by unbiased firm Manta Lab.
Disney’s dwelling video workforce has confirmed with Digital Bits founder Invoice Hunt that the product is unofficial regardless of claiming it’s “pending licensor approval”.
The next article has due to this fact been edited to point that this isn’t an official Marvel product, and IGN regrets the error made beforehand.
Authentic story 7:45: Marvel followers received excited over the weekend on the announcement of a Disney+-exclusive Steelbook Version of WandaVision earlier than realizing it would not include a disc.
As reported by The Direct, Manta Lab has unveiled the WandaVision Steelbook which comes with a case, character playing cards, postcards, envelope and folder, however no precise disc (or apparently even code) to look at WandaVision on.
So the Steelbook is only a collectible for Marvel followers to sit down on their cabinets subsequent to the Steelbook variations of all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) motion pictures, however the precise present will stay unique to those that subscribe to Disney+.
Whereas the subscription streaming service has change into the norm for TV collection and even many motion pictures, it signifies that these misplaced merely stop to exist. Willow, for instance, was faraway from Disney+ lower than six months after it ended and might not be watched anyplace. The Steelbook provided an answer to this downside for some time, earlier than followers realized there isn’t any Wandavision really included.
WandaVision ushered in a brand new period of the MCU as the primary (of many) TV reveals. Whereas no different steelbooks have been introduced, it is doubtless that Manta Lab will launch follow-ups as properly, together with She-Hulk and Secret Invasion, although WandaVision is taken into account among the best TV present entries.
In our 8/10 evaluate, IGN stated, “WandaVision is probably the most daring and experimental MCU ever, exploring human themes by way of inventive homages to sitcoms.”
Ryan Dinsdale is a contract journalist with IGN. He’ll be speaking about The Witcher all day.