Popular new titles include Popcornflix, Funny Or Die, Candy Crush Saga, and Fox News. Amazon has also secured the GameFly streaming service, as an exclusive to streaming media devices on Amazon Fire TV.
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 in the US market (£34 in the UK). Using the GameFly service, customers can play PC titles, including Warner Brothers’ acclaimed Batman series, Darksiders II, and Dirt 3.
“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 made its debut in the US market in April 2014.