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The new Apple TV could focus on gaming, it has emerged, with the news that Apple has just launched a new Twitter feed – @AppStoreGames – promoting games from the App Store.

The soon-to-land Apple TV is rumoured to land alongside an App Store filled with third-party apps, just like the iPhone and iPad.

A fair number of these are likely to be games, to take advantage of the device's motion-sensitive remote control and the bigger screen that a TV offers.

Last week, rumours suggested the streaming box would have new Bluetooth capabilities, meaning it will be compatible with third-party games controllers. Which suggests Apple has the Xbox One and PS4 in its sights.

The new box is expected to run full iOS 9, which is the same operating system as the iPhone and iPad.

Another report recently backed up previous rumours that said it would pack the A8 chip – the same as seen in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – and have up to 16GB of storage.

The same leak suggests the remote control will be black/grey to match the new colour scheme and have a set of tactile buttons (one for Siri, one for home) below the touchpad. It will also sport a volume rocker.

We're also expecting the device to support universal search, so you can scour all available services to find what you want.

It will launch on Wednesday night, so stay tuned.

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