Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 05:12 pm PT (08:12 pm ET)
Apple introduces 'Complete My Season Pass' and removes time limit for 'Complete My Album'Apple has introduced an option for iTunes customers to purchase an entire season of a TV series after they've purchased individual shows, while the existing service for music is no longer restrained by a time limit.
'Complete My Season Pass'
The new iTunes feature rolled out earlier this week, and allows users who purchased single shows from a TV series the chance to own the entire season at the discounted "Season Pass" price.
Previously, customers had the option to either purchase individual episodes or a Season Pass, which offers all episodes of a season at a price comparatively lower than buying ala carte.
The new system allows users to deduct the price of already owned episodes from the already discounted Season Pass price, and is similar to the existing "Complete My Album" iTunes music feature.
Complete My Season Pass can be found in the iTunes Store after logging in and navigating to a TV show of which a user owns one or more episodes. There is also a Complete My Season Pass landing page on the iTunes frontpage.
Time limit for 'Complete My Album' removed
Following the introduction of Complete My Season Pass, Apple on Wednesday lifted the restrictive window in which users had to take advantage of the Complete My Album iTunes feature.
The previous deadline for upgrading an album was set at 180 days after first purchasing a track from an album. Identical to Season Pass, Complete My Album grants users the alternative to buy an album at a price cheaper than purchasing each song individually.
Complete My Album works retroactively with purchases made previous to the new rule change, and can be accessed after logging in to the iTunes Store.
The following is an excerpt from the amended Apple Support Article regarding FAQs for Complete My Album.
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