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Is blockbuster on the verge of coming back?

    blockbuster coming back

    Blockbuster is back! And just like that a mysterious reactivation of the long-dead brand’s site, accompanied by a cryptic message, has fans asking if a Blockbuster imminent return is in the cards. Dust off the old membership card. Blockbuster is currently owned by Dish Network. The TV provider purchased the Blockbuster brand for a reported $228 million back in 2011.  There is a certain buzz when the site mysteriously reactivated, is April Fools’ Day a bit early this year? The major news outlets are curious about Blockbuster’s sudden resurfacing. Perhaps, Blockbuster will come back as a streaming service.

    Watch the rise & fall Of Blockbuster video store locations 1986-2019 created by V1Analytics.

    The last surviving store is located in Bend Oregon, it’s not only the last store in the US, but it’s also the last one left in the entire world. They’re a small owner-operated store that is supported by loyal local customers as well as tourists stopping by to experience the nostalgia of visiting a Blockbuster store.

    Fun Fact: The first Blockbuster store opened on October 19, 1985, in Dallas, Texas, with an inventory of 8,000 VHS and 2,000 Beta tapes.

    Tony M.