Amazon Prime Video app available globally for download now through Microsoft Store lets members stream all leading TV shows and movies on Xbox One family of devices, including: Xbox One X, which is debuting globally on November 7.
Prime Video is already available on Xbox One in more than 200 countries and territories around the globe, with titles available in 4K UHD. All existing Prime members can start watching today, at no additional cost, and can also download movies and TV shows for offline viewing on mobile devices.
New members interested in getting Amazon Prime Video on Xbox can sign-up at PrimeVideo.com.
Microsoft has also released a beta of the new “Mixer App” for Android and iOS, which is built with agility and rapid development featuring significant enhancements around core user experience, content discoverability, app performance, and personalization.
Here’s what is new in this beta:
The newly redesigned trending section now shows a carousel at top of the app that cycles through featured broadcasts, and right below top games and trending streams are shown. Tapping into a specific game will show all current broadcasts of the game in a game hub.
The filtering tool, which is also significantly improved allow to specify game broadcasts with Interactive, Co-Streams, or Faster Than Light (FTL) Technology.
Reconstructed app code base optimized for mobile functionality provides better stability and improved performance, from FTL playback to simply navigating throughout the app.
Mixer apps’ refreshed user interface adds a new “Following section,” that shows broadcasters as well as recommended streamers to check out. While in the Profile section, you can manage Mixer settings and see channel’s information that include: followers, VODs, and broadcasts.
Lastly, almost all of the top features of the previous Mixer app are now ready with a fresh coat of paint, see the list below of everything available in this release:
- Top level home carousel shared with Mixer.com with always playing previews
- Games now on your home page instead of in a filter tab
- Search with search history
- Following with LIVE streams ordered first
- Recommended streams bubbled up to the top
- Iconography to visually indicate streams with Interactive, Co-streaming and FTL
- An improved Profile page with links to your channel, your level and your sparks
- Improved filtering for Trending broadcasts
- Chat with Viewer list, whispers, and basic mod features
Here are some features that will be coming soon, such as: reliable push notifications for Android and iOS, chat parity features with Mixer.com, co-streaming playback experience improvements, and how to get the new Mixer beta app.