YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV

It’s good when folks can come collectively and work via their variations to make it simpler to observe stuff. That’s precisely what occurred immediately, when the long-standing detente between Google and Amazon over streaming video companies got here to an finish, with YouTube arriving on Fire TV and Prime Video making its way to Chromecast and Android TV.

Amazon’s second-generation Fire TV Stick, their Fire TV Stick 4K, the Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick Basic Edition and Fire TV Edition sensible TVs made by accomplice OEMs will all get help for the official YouTube app globally beginning immediately, and Amazon intends to increase help to much more of its {hardware} in future. YouTube TV and YouTube Kids may even come to Amazon Fire TV system later this 12 months.

On the Google aspect, each its personal Chromecast units, in addition to companions TVs and {hardware} that help Chromecast built-in, or that run Android TV, will achieve help broadly for Prime Video. Plus, any Chromecast Ultra house owners may even get entry to Prime Video’s 4,000 title library usually reserved for Prime members solely at no further value as a part of the brand new tie-up between the 2 firms.

Prime has been out there on some Android TV units to this point, but it surely’s increasing to a wider collection of these sensible TVs and streaming bins from immediately.

This has been a very long time coming – a number of years in reality, with the latest spat between the 2 coming on account of Amazon’s implementation of YouTube on the Echo Show. Then, in May, the businesses introduced they’d reached an settlement to place the feud behind them within the curiosity of customers, which is what resulted on this cross-platform launch immediately.

Let the streams movement!