Rumors suggest Amazon game and entertainment console will launch this year
Rumors are circulating that Amazon is set to launch a new device this year and that device will be a game and entertainment console. The device is tipped to sell for under $300. The rumor suggests that the console will run Android and will be designed to compete against Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo according to vg247.
The box is tipped to allow the downloading o music, games, movies, and TV content. Reports indicate that demonstrations given to some use Android and iOS games. The box is said to be about the size of a PSone and grey. The box is expected to get a makeover before it launches.
It's unclear how the game will target game consoles. It could simply be designed to run game apps on the TV from Android or iOS developers. It’s unclear if there will be exclusive games just for the box. No official comment from Amazon has been offered at this time.
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