The official YouTube app also works with the Alexa voice assistant, allowing users to request YouTube content on the Fire TV. However, Google Assistant will not work with Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast "at launch", a Google representative confirmed.
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A Google representative told CNET that smart TVs are the most popular device for watching YouTube in the living room, followed by streaming devices (e.g., Chromecast, Fire TV Stick) and gaming consoles like the PlayStation 4.
Despite lacking an official YouTube app, Fire TV customers have always been able to access YouTube.com via a browser (below). MeanwhileYouTube TV hasn't been available to Fire TV users at all. The companies did not announce a YouTube app for the , which also currently requires a browser workaround.
Meanwhile Chromecast users previously lacked access to Amazon's Prime Video apps from phones and tablets as they lacked the little Cast icon at the top, something present on just about every other video app including Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now and thousands of others.
Many devices on the Android TV platform, including the Nvidia Shield and Sony TVs, have Prime Video apps already, but Google says the app will be available on every device that runs Android TV soon. Vizio TVs with Chromecast built-in also already have Prime Video access.