Amazon announces launch of Prime Video Store today in Australia

• Movies in the Prime Video Store will be available to rent or buy from major US studios

Amazon Prime Video has announced the launch of the Prime Video Store n Australia, giving customers the opportunity to rent or buy new movie releases on the platform. This is in addition to the large selection of popular and exclusive movies and TV shows available to stream on Prime Video at no extra cost to a Prime membership.

Movies in the Prime Video Store will be available to rent or buy from major US studios, including Disney, Warner Bros., NBCUniversal, Sony, Paramount and Lionsgate, with recent new titles such as Avengers: End Game, Avengers: Infinity War, and Bohemian Rhapsody all available to watch now. Local movie studios, including, Transmission and Madman in Australia, will also be available with local titles like Mystify Michael Hutchence available. All customers can rent or buy titles in the Prime Video Store through primevideo.com and the Prime Video app on Smart TVs, Android mobile devices and game consoles. 

Mike Hopkins, SVP Amazon Prime Video & Amazon Studios said: “We’ve seen how much our customers enjoy the large selection of new release movies available to rent or buy on the Prime Video Store in the US, UK, Germany and Japan, so we’re delighted to roll this service out in France, Italy, Spain, Canada and Australia today.”

 “The Prime Video Store brings all Amazon customers the newest releases and blockbuster movies available to rent or buy from top US and local studios, adding to the great range of entertainment already available through Prime Video with a Prime membership.”

Customers can browse and view movies via the new ‘Store’ tab on the navigation menu across web, Smart TVs and Android. Previous rent and buy movies will be available to watch in the ‘My Stuff’ tab on iOS. 

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