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Amazon Instant Video app now available for Wii U

Amazon’s Instant Video app is now available for the Nintendo Wii U gaming console, downloadable for free from the Wii U home screen or Nintendo’s Wii U eShop. ‘U’ owners will be happy to know the app integrates the GamePad controller, letting you browse for titles or watch on the 6.2″ touch screen. Amazon’s app also has integrated new features to allow users to browse titles specific to age groups, so parents can easily find family-friendly programming. Amazon’s Instant Video app is available for most devices including PS3, Xbox 360, Kindle Fire tablets, Apple iOS tablets and phones, as well as supporting HDTVs, set-top boxes and Blu-ray Disc players.

Amazon Instant Video app for Wii U features:

  • Instant streaming of more than 140,000 titles from the Amazon Instant Video library and more than 30,000 Prime Instant Video titles for Prime members
  • Smart lists such as “Recently Watched,” “Watchlist,” “Genre Recommendations” and “More Like This” that allow customers to easily manage their viewing choices
  • Your Video Library gives customers access to purchases from Amazon Instant Video on the Wii or any of the hundreds of other devices enabled for Amazon Instant Video.
  • Parental Controls and Kid Zone features that allow parents to manage access to age appropriate content and also easily navigate specific categories to find family-friendly programming by age
  • The Second Screen Experience with the Wii U GamePad controller lets customers use the touch screen on the GamePad to search, browse or playback titles on the GamePad screen
  • Whispersync lets customers seamlessly switch from one device to another. Start streaming a movie on Kindle Fire, then pick up right where you left off on your Wii U – avoid the frustration of having to find your spot

Amazon Instant Video now boasts over 140,000 movies and TV episodes available from the Instant Video Store, as well as over 30,000 titles in the Prime Instant Video library.

About the author: worked in broadcast television as a studio engineer, lighting director and video editor. He frequently writes about technology, art and social media.

Jeff Chabothttps://hd-report.com
Jeff has a background in photography, video and television production. He writes about technology, broadcasting, home theater, and digital entertainment.

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