Peacock’s streaming app is finally available for download on Amazon Fire TV devices, making it easier to observe NBC content.
Since NBCUniversal’s launch of Peacock, users eager to watch content on the service using an Amazon Fire TV device had to sideload a workaround. Now, Peacock’s streaming app is finally available for download on Amazon Fire TV devices.
Amazon Fire TV Devices Receive Peacock App
Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, is finally available for Amazon Fire TV devices. Users can now download the brand-new Peacock app to their Fire TV devices. All Fire TV devices are compatible with the new app, from the newest Fire TV Stick 4K to the hearth TV Stick Lite.
The news of the Peacock app addition was first teased by the hearth TV Twitter account with a prank meme from The Office. Peacock then confirmed the app launch on its own Twitter page with another meme from The Office.
— 🦚 is now on Fire TV! (@peacockTV) June 23, 2021
Peacock’s new Fire TV app isn’t fully integrated with Alexa yet. So at the instant, you will only be ready to launch the app using Alexa instead of using it to browse or play content. However, Peacock did confirm that full Alexa integration would be coming to the app later.
Alongside Peacock, other NBCUniversal TV channels like Bravo and NBC Sports also are getting an app launch ablaze TV. This suggests users will be ready to watch all of NBCUniversal’s content from their Fire TV devices.
What Is Peacock?
Peacock may be a relatively new streaming service owned by NBCUniversal. The platform launched in 2020 and boasts both original content and next-day offerings of shows on NBC. However, the Peacock has also built up many legacy contents.
Most notably, Peacock features a long-term deal because the exclusive streaming home of The Office, which is why it left Netflix earlier this year. In addition, peacock viewers get exclusive sports access, with everything on the WWE Network and a few exclusive contents of this year’s Olympics.
Peacock offers three subscription tiers: Free, Premium, and Premium Plus. All three tiers accompany a minimum of 7,500 hours worth of content, but the costlier tiers provide viewers with access to the entire series of the network’s hottest shows and no-ads within the costliest tier.
Peacock Is Strutting On to Every Device
With the discharge of Peacock’s Fire TV app, the streaming service now has an app on every major device, from games consoles to smart TVs. With a more accessible app, Peacock will likely find it easier to draw new users to the service despite still being relatively new.