Amazon’s long-awaited Prime Video app for Apple TV had the most first-week downloads of any app in the history of the tvOS App Store.
„Prime Video has been a hit with Apple TV customers around the world — it had the most first-week downloads of any app in the history of tvOS,“ an Amazon spokesperson reportedly told BestAppleTV.com.
Amazon and Apple haven’t disclosed any actual download numbers, nor do we know the previous record or the app that achieved it. The tvOS App Store launched alongside the release of the fourth-generation Apple TV in October 2015, and thousands of apps are now available to download on the platform.
The long-awaited Amazon Prime Video app for the Apple TV finally debuted today after a wait that spanned six months since it was first teased at WWDC.
Apple’s set-top box is one of the last platforms to support the Amazon Prime Video app, which is now available on third, fourth, and fifth-generation Apple TV models. We spent the afternoon checking out the new app for a hands-on look at its feature set.
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Following the early morning launch of the long-awaited Amazon Prime Video tvOS app, both Apple and Amazon have now posted press releases about the launch, each confirming a few details about Prime Video on Apple TV.
Firstly, Apple’s PR officially confirms that Amazon Prime Video does support Apple’s centralized TV app. This means that users can use Siri Universal Search to find Amazon Prime Video content, and add it to their „Up Next“ queue of shows and movies. Prime Video content will then appear within the TV app and users can immediately jump into their shows without needing to navigate to the Amazon app itself.
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