Good news! Google allows Prime Video on Chromecast, Amazon brings YouTube on Fire TV devices
YouTube TV and YouTube Kids will also make way to the Fire TV devices later this year.
Amazon's second-gen Fire TV stick, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Edition smart TVs joined hands with OEMs and will now get support from the official YouTube app, starting today. The company also aims at extending support to other devices soon. YouTube TV and YouTube Kids will also make way to the Fire TV devices later this year.
The official @YouTube app is now live on compatible @AmazonFireTV devices. Read more about how you can start stream… https://t.co/8zYPKqpkKB— Amazon News (@amazonnews) 1562678640000
Google Chromecast devices, partner TV supporting Chromecast built-in, too, will now gain support for Prime Video. Chromecast Ultra users will also be given access to the 4000-title library of Prime Video which was earlier reserved only for Prime members, free of any additional cost.
Hey @PrimeVideo, wanna watch a movie tonight? We'll bring the popcorn and Chromecast.— Google Nest (@googlenest) 1562695268000
Some Android TV devices used to support Prime till date, however, it is now expanding to a broader selection of smart TVs and streaming devices.
Earlier this year, the companies engaged in a spat as a result of Amazon's decision to implement YouTube on Echo Show. Later, in May, the companies declared that they will reach an agreement to put the clash to an end for their of their customers.
Some users took to Twitter to express their excitement seeing the update. Some expressed happiness through words, others shared screenshots from Play Store.
Finally !! Waiting for the primevideo to get accessible on chromecast now. https://t.co/4wQdPg39zv— Nikhil Jindal (@j1nd4L) 1562725537000
Oh my gosh it's happening @amazon is FINALLY adding #Chromecast support to @PrimeVideo #Google and #Amazon seem… https://t.co/duwxh7jDpr— Pete not Paul (@pauljonesb) 1562704249000
I can cast @amazon videos to a Chromecast! Finally!— Gunnar Berger (@gunnarwb) 1562709113000
Prime + Chromecast = Gracias!!!!!!!! :D— Edgar el Gris (@EdgarReal10) 1562728657000