Amazon's Prime Video app now works with Apple TV

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It's been a long time coming, but Apple and Amazon are finally playing nice - and sci-fi fans look to benefit. Users need to install the tvOS version, which is now available for download on Apple TV 3rd generation devices or later. But of course, you will require a Prime membership if you are going to consume all the TV shows and movies available on it.

It was initially expected to become available sometime this summer. Apple TV owners can find Amazon Video in the App Store, and download it for free.

Sign in with your Amazon account and begin exploring Amazon's movies and original series.

ESPN has already agreed to take part in the sports section and the National Basketball Association will be part of the live games at the outset, with more leagues are expected to follow.

Apple promised it before the end of 2017, and just under the wire, it's finally here.


Also new today is universal search for Prime Video and integration with the TV iOS app. Now that Apple has relented and brought a proper Prime Video app to Apple TV, perhaps we'll see Apple TV listings go up on Amazon soon?

Apple TV users have always been demanding the app, but the unstable relationship between the two companies delayed the process. Summer came, but the app was nowhere to be found. Apple then issued an update saying the app's release was moved to September, but that didn't happen as well.

While Amazon appears to be patching things up with one of its rivals, another feud is building elsewhere.

Amazon, for example does not carry Google Home, Chromecast or Nest devices.

In a statement Tuesday, Google said: 'Given this lack of reciprocity, we are no longer supporting YouTube on Echo Show and Fire TV'.

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