Amazon Prime Video now available on Apple TV
James R | On 06, Dec 2017
Amazon Prime Video is now available on Apple TV.
After months waiting, Amazon has announced that its app is finally available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV in over 100 countries. The launch happens after the tech giant confirmed that Amazon Video would be coming soon to the platform, but no further details have been revealed since – until the app arrived today. It marks the end of a long stand-off between the firms, with Amazon pulling Apple TV set top boxes from its online store in retaliation for Apple not including Amazon Video on its platform.
Now, Apple TV owners around the world have access to Amazon Original Movies and Prime Originals such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Man in the High Castle, along with the upcoming premieres of Jean-Claude Van Johnson on 15th December and Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams on 12th January.
Amazon’s library of 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) titles are available on Apple TV 4K. The app also includes over 140 Channel subscriptions in the US and 95 in the UK, Germany and Austria, using the Amazon Channels platform for bolt-on over-the-top subscriptions. Starting tomorrow, customers can enjoy Thursday Night Football live on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV too.
The app is integrated with the Siri Remote and universal search, making finding finding and playing Prime Video favourites easy for viewers.
“There is nothing that excites us more than delighting our customers, and we are thrilled for them to stream Prime Video on Apple TV,” says Mark Eamer, Vice President of Prime Video. “The app arrives just in time for the highly anticipated new season of The Grand Tour, which launches on December 8th, and Prime Video members streaming on the Apple TV 4K will have the exceptional viewing experience of 4K HDR.”