Amazon just joint CinemaNow, Vudu, Neflix and Microsoft marketplace to distribute video contents through the Xbox 360 game console platform. A similar app was made available on Sony PlayStation sometime ago.
Amazon Instant Video lets you playback all videos you’ve purchased or have currently rented from Amazon on your Xbox 360. If you’re an Amazon Prime member ($79 annual), you’ll also find the entire Prime Instant Video library with thousands movies and TV episodes at no additional cost.
- Amazon Prime: Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers who are also Amazon Prime members get unlimited access to over 17,000 Prime Instant Videos at no additional cost.
- Your Video Library: Anything you buy from Amazon Instant Video will be available in Your Video Library on your Xbox 360. Just visit the Amazon Instant Video store online, and shop from a library of over 120,000 movies and TV episodes.
- Your Watchlist: From your Xbox or from the web, you can organize your viewing with Your Watchlist. Add any title to Your Watchlist, and enjoy when you’re ready.
- Xbox Kinect: With Kinect, you can also find and play your videos with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.