Last month, Marvel Studios announced that the summer blockbuster Marvel's The Avengers will be released on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD starting September 25. One of the bonus features included in these sets is Second Screen, an app which you can use to download to your Apple device or PC and sync up with the Blu-ray for an enhanced viewing experience. The app is currently available to download at Apple, take a look then read on for more details regarding Second Screen!

Marvel's The Avengers Captain America Second Screen Photo

Second Screen transforms the movie watching experience by allowing viewers to explore the story behind the film perfectly synched on a second device, like an iPad or laptop, without interrupting their enjoyment of the movie. By accessing the Second Screen companion application on their Internet-connected device, consumers are able to dive deeper into the film by engaging with key elements of the movie.

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This groundbreaking new application allows users to interact with their Blu-ray player by simply starting the Blu-ray movie, and then syncing Second Screen to the film automatically by following the easy on-screen instructions. Once connected, they can explore interactive galleries, play games, and learn interesting facts about the scenes they're watching.


  • Enter the S.H.I.E.L.D. database on your second screen device accessing personnel files, comic book origins andexclusive interactive content with The Avengers Initiative: A Marvel SecondScreen Experience. By downloading the app, you can:
  • - Become a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent and participate in the Item 47 Comic-Con experience either remotely or in the field.
  • - Examine the confidential files of the Avengers including heroes,agents and villains.
  • - Sync to the movie and explore exclusive behind-the-scenes interactive content such as visual effects labs where you can explore sequences layer by layer.
  • - Seamlessly link the characters, stories, and scenes of the movieback to their comic book origins through the interactive Marvel digital reader.
  • - View the major events of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1 on the definitive timeline of all 6 movies.


  • iPad or PC/MAC computer with Flash


  • Optimized for Blu-ray and included in Combo Pack releases.
  • - NEW - Now works with iTunes Extras


  • Visit
  • - Select your version (either iPad or Web)
  • - Sync to the movie or explore on your own
  • - Currently only available in US and English-speaking Canada