Behold the PS3: a 'movie downloading machine'

With a commercial that has a clear message and is blessedly miles away from the company's ads of yore, Sony launched its Video Delivery Service ad campaign last night during Monday Night Football. The spot features a 20- or 30-something who justifies his purchase of a PS3 to his skeptical girlfriend by calling it a "movie downloading machine."

Sony states it currently has 1000 full-length movies and 2700 TV episodes for download. Check out the full ad after the break. Now, if Sony would only change its thoughts about Netflix.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.