Amazon.com’s Instant Video app is now available for the Ninento Wii, Amazon Investor Relations announced Monday.
"Starting today, the free Amazon Instant Video app can be found in the Wii Shop Channel for customers to easily download and install on the console," the company said. "The Wii Remote Plus controller lets customers easily browse and search for titles."
The app offers more than 145,000 movies and TV episodes to browse, buy, rent and stream, according to Amazon.
Among newer releases, the company said, are the movies "The Dark Knight Rises," "Brave," "The Amazing Spider-Man," "Taken 2," "The Bourne Legacy," "Marvel’s The Avengers," "ParaNorman," and "Frankenweenie," and the TV shows "The Walking Dead," "Sons of Anarchy," "American Horror Story," "Revolution," and "Big Bang Theory."
The company said that most current TV shows can be purchased by individual episode or at a discount with a TV season pass.
In addition to regular video services, Amazon.com offers the $79-per-year Prime program, which provides automatic two-day shipping of some merchandise and free viewing of 33,000 TV episodes and movies.
"The Prime Instant Video library includes popular TV shows such as 'Fringe,' 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Parenthood,' 'Glee,' and 'The West Wing,'." the company said, and "new release movies such as 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,' 'Hugo,' 'Thor,' 'The Adventures of Tintin,' 'The Expendables' and 'Rango,' and popular kids TV including 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' 'Dora the Explorer,' and 'Phineas and Ferb.'"