SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Gaming on Fire TV is now better than ever. Today, Amazon introduced a new version of Fire TV designed for affordable, high-quality gaming. Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition includes the all-new Fire TV, the new Fire TV Game Controller, a 32 GB microSD card, and two popular games: Shovel Knight and Disney’s Ducktales—all for just $139.99 (regularly $187.95). Learn more: www.amazon.com/fire-tv-gaming-edition.
“Since we launched Amazon Fire TV last year, gaming has been a customer-favorite. Today, we’re excited to expand gaming on Fire TV by providing a new option—Fire TV Gaming Edition—for customers and families who are looking for affordable and high-quality gaming,” said Peter Larsen, Vice President, Amazon Devices. “The team has worked hard to bring software and feature updates that are important to gamers—the new Fire TV has 75% more processing power, expandable microSD storage, 2x GPU performance, and more games than any other streaming media player.”
Fire TV Gaming Edition—Take Game Night to the Next Level
The Fire TV Gaming Edition includes all the ingredients you need for affordable and fun gaming—the new Fire TV is easy to use, has 75% more processing power than the first generation Fire TV, and comes with on-device storage for your favorite games and apps, plus a 32 GB microSD card so you have even more storage for games. Both games included with the Fire TV Gaming Edition are the perfect choices to start gaming on Amazon Fire TV— Shovel Knight and Disney’s Ducktales (regularly $24.98).
High Quality, Low-Cost Games
Since launch, Amazon Fire TV has grown its game selection by 500%, now providing the largest selection of games on any streaming media player—plus over half of those games are 99 cents or less. Games available on Fire TV range from console-like games such as Tales from the Borderlands, to popular, award-winning indie games like Shovel Knight, to fun, casual games like Crossy Road. Customer favorite titles include Pac Man 256 and Goat Simulator—plus GameFly Streaming includes popular PC game titles like Lego Marvel Super Heroes and Batman Arkham Asylum.
New Amazon Fire TV Game Controller—Enhanced Controls, Voice Search,
The all new Game Controller features an all-new ergonomic design, an audio jack for Dolby-enhanced private listening, and instant voice search with a built-in microphone for easy voice search and access to Alexa. Plus, the new Game Controller gives you up to 90 hours of battery life on just one set of AA batteries without headphones. With the new Fire TV Game Controller—sold separately or as part of the Fire TV Gaming Edition—you can play hundreds of additional console-quality games on your Fire TV.
Here’s what customers and reviewers are saying about gaming on Fire TV:
“Finally real gaming without spending hundreds of dollars on a gaming system.” – Amazon Customer
“The Fire TV is an ideal type of multimedia streaming box to bring gaming to the living room. It has a quad-core processor and a dedicated graphics chip to speed up gaming visuals. It pumps all that out in high definition at 1080p.” – Fox Business
“I can say this: gaming on the Fire TV is very real, and bears some serious watching.” – CNET
“Surprisingly great gaming graphics and performance - I did not expect great gaming performance, but I was wrong. This plays many basic games such as Asphalt and Minecraft flawlessly.” – Amazon Customer
The Fire TV Family
Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition is available for pre-order starting today at www.amazon.com/fire-tv-gaming-edition for $139.99 and will start shipping October 5.
The new Amazon Fire TV Game Controller is available for pre-order starting today at www.amazon.com/Fire-TV-gaming-controller for $49.99 and will start shipping in October.
Amazon also announced today the all-new Amazon Fire TV for $99.99 and the all-new Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote for $49.99. Read the press release: www.amazon.com/fire-tv-pr.
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