Amazon has released an announcement of adding over 600 channels, apps, and games to the Fire TV lineup in three months. Popcornflix, Funny Or Die, Candy Crush Saga, and Fox News are among the new selections that have been added. And. the GameFly streaming service is now available exclusively on the Amazon Fire TV.
“The team is working hard and moving incredibly fast to bring even more movies, TV shows, live TV, sports, music, channels, apps and games to the Amazon Fire TV platform every week—and it shows,” said Steve Rabuchin, Vice President Amazon Appstore.
Roku still has more app, channels, and games combined than Amazon’s Fire TV (2,000 compared to 1,600), but both platforms offer far more than Apple TV.
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Amazon Fire TV has the fastest growing selection of any streaming media device—in just the last 3 months, Amazon has added over 600 channels, apps and games to the Amazon Fire TV platform—more than Roku and Apple TV in the same timeframe. Popular new titles include Popcornflix, Funny Or Die, Candy Crush Saga, and Fox News.
In addition to these new titles, the GameFly streaming service is now available exclusively for streaming media devices on Amazon Fire TV. Using the GameFly service, customers can play top quality PC titles, including Warner Brothers’ acclaimed Batmanseries, Darksiders II, and Dirt 3. Game packs start at $6.99 a month and at launch customers can choose from six gaming packs. Customers can use the GameFly service with the Amazon Fire TV Game Controller, which is available for $39.99.
“The team is working hard and moving incredibly fast to bring even more movies, TV shows, live TV, sports, music, channels, apps and games to the Amazon Fire TV platform every week—and it shows. Amazon Fire TV selection has grown 127% in just the last 6 months, and is continuing to accelerate,” said Steve Rabuchin, Vice President Amazon Appstore. “With the addition of new titles like Fox News, Popcornflix, Candy Crush Saga and GameFly, customers now have access to even more of their favorite TV shows, news content, top quality games and live TV.”
Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick plug into your HDTV for easy and instant access to blockbuster movies and popular TV shows via Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant Video, live TV, sports, music, and more from popular channels like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Sling TV,HBO Go, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, and WatchESPN. In addition, with Amazon Fire TV you can play new and popular games such asMinecraft, Crossy Road, and many other best-selling and highly rated titles. Games can be played using the Amazon Fire TV remote that comes with the device, or the Amazon Fire Game Controller. Fire TV is a tiny box with voice search built right into the remote, and a quad core processor for seamless streaming; Fire TV Stick is a small streaming media stick that brings an incredible amount of power and content at a great value—it’s just $39.