Set-top box with game controller costs £113.99

Amazon Fire TV now available in UK

Amazon has released its Fire TV microconsole in the UK.

The set-top box costs £79, though the game controller must be purchased separately for £34.99.

Games available for the Fire TV include Minecraft, Asphalt 8, The Walking Dead and Amazon Game Studios-developed shooter Sev Zero. Various apps including Netflix, Prime Instant Video, YouTube and BBC iPlayer are also available.

Amazon first revealed the Fire TV back in April. It was released on the day of the announcement in the US for $99.

The hardware houses 2GB of RAM, a quad core processor and also supports 1080p HD video.

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