Amazon's Prime Video app now works with Apple TV

Apple Releases tvOS 11.2 with New Sports Tab 'Match Content' Feature

The Amazon Prime Video app requires a subscription to the service to operate, and works with Apple's inbuilt universal search for the 4th Generation and 4K versions of the Apple TV set top box.

Amazon still has streaming battles to fight, however, with Google announcing this week that it will pull YouTube support from Amazon's Fire TV platform entirely from 1 January 2018.

Features of the new app include the ability to add videos to Your Watchlist (viewable on compatible devices), and next episode Auto Play while streaming series. Customers in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Austria will also be able to watch videos from subscription services (like HBO, Showtime or Eurosport in Europe) paid for on Amazon.

Amazon and Apple often bump heads as rivals in streaming video hardware, noted Investor's Business Daily.


The app is dropping just before Amazon's upcoming NFL Thursday Night matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints, and also in time for the premiere of "The Grand Tour".

To date, Amazon's video service has not been available on Apple TV, unlike other popular third-party services such as Netflix and Hulu.

The Prime app can now be downloaded from the tvOS App Store, enabling Prime subscribers to enjoy their favourite movies and TV shows. "With these exciting updates, plus our growing collection of 4K HDR movies on iTunes, we continue to deliver an unparalleled entertainment experience to Apple customers", he continued. The integration, first announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference in June, ends a long dispute between the two tech giants.

Google signaled that its move was in retaliation for Amazon's refusal to sell some Google products that compete with Amazon gadgets.

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