Amazon Instant Video Launches For Xbox 360


Amazon.com and Microsoft Corporation has introduced a new Amazon Instant Video app for Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers that gives them access to movies and TV episodes on their Xbox 360 consoles. The app gives users access to Prime Instant Video, a service that has over 17,000 movies and TV episodes. Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers would be able to find the free Amazon Instant Video app on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360.

“Amazon Instant Video on the Xbox 360 console is among one of the most requested video features from our customers, so we are excited to offer yet another way for customers to enjoy Amazon Instant Video,” stated Anthony Bay, Amazon.com vice president for video. “With Amazon Instant Video on Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE Gold members can start enjoying new release movies, current TV episodes and Prime Instant Video right away. Our integration with Kinect for Xbox 360 lets customers play and search for videos with the wave of a hand or the sound of their voice, and our Whispersync technology allows customers to seamlessly switch between watching on their Kindle Fire and their Xbox 360 console, without losing their place. Also, Watchlist is a great new feature that lets customers keep a running queue of videos they want to see in the future.”

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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