Ever look at the collection of video streaming apps available on Xbox Live and think to yourself, “You know? This could use more apps.” If so, you’re in luck – Amazon Instant Video is now available on the Xbox 360.
The app, available on the Video Apps marketplace starting today, opens opens up Amazon Prime’s library of streaming video, which Amazon says is over 17,000.It also offers customers the ability to purchase from Amazon’s library of over 120,000 movies and TV episodes, Prime customer or not.
The app comes to the Xbox nearly two months after it hit the PlayStation 3. As with many other video apps, Microsoft’s Kinect functionality is also part of the package, meaning you’ll get to shout out your commands just like you can with Netflix. The app is available only to Gold subscribers as long as you’ve got a separate subscription to the streaming service as well – again, just like other video apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus.