Amazon's Prime Video app now works with Apple TV

Amazon's Prime Video app now works with Apple TV

The two companies finally made peace earlier those year and it was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook that Amazon would eventually be coming to Apple TV.

Almost six months after Amazon and Apple apparently settled their differences and announced the Prime Video app was coming to Apple TV, the actual app has finally been released. The app provides access to movies and TV shows available on Amazon Prime, as well as Amazon Originals like The Man in the High Castle and Transparent.

Amazon's entire Prime Video catalog, including 4K content, is available in 100 countries. There are already a number of supported sports apps within the Apple TV app, including those from ESPN and the National Basketball Association, and more will be added. Amazon makes Fire TV devices for accessing its service and other internet television networks, such as Netflix (NFLX) and Hulu. The launch of Prime Video on Apple TV was first spotted by the Verge.

On the iTunes store, the iOs app has been updated to version 5.0, bringing support for the iPhone X as well as universal search. The standoff led Amazon to stop selling the Apple TV on its retail site in 2015, as Recode noted.

Apple TV users have always been demanding the app, but the unstable relationship between the two companies delayed the process. The app is rolling out in the U.S., the U.K., Canada and possibly more locations.

The move comes amid growing tensions between Amazon and Google; just yesterday, Google revealed it is pulling YouTube from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show, after the firm refused to sell Google's competing devices.

"We want our player, our Prime Video player, to be on the device, and we want it to be on the device with acceptable business terms", Bezos said at Code Conference 2016. With the app now launched, it will presumably re-appear, although there's no obvious sign of it on the Australian arm of Amazon just yet. "And they're going to return it".

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