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It's been a long time coming, but it looks like it was worth the wait. Amazon Prime Video has notched up the most first-week downloads of any app on Apple TV.

The app was conspicuously absent from the platform until earlier this month. Apple announced it would launch back in June, though the six-month wait clearly didn't dint users' appetite for the app.

The app's launch marks the end of a spat between Apple and Amazon. Apple initially didn't offer the app, prompting Amazon to stop selling the Apple TV on its website. Its reason? It didn't want to confuse consumers by selling streaming devices that weren't compatible with Amazon Prime Video.

It also stopped selling Google's Chromecast family of streaming devices.

The Amazon Prime Video app also saw a boost in downloads on Apple's iOS mobile operating system. Its 550,000 downloads between the 3rd and 9th of December was a 45 per cent increase compared to the four weeks prior.

The second series of 'The Grand Tour' debuted this month, around the same time that the Amazon app came to the Apple TV. Seeing as 'The Grand Tour' is one of Amazon's flagship series, the timing certainly won't have hurt the app's download numbers.

Source: TechCrunch

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