What you need to know
- The Apple TV app is now rolling out to more Sony TVs.
- TVs from 2018 onwards are receiving the software update.
- It'll allow users to watch iTunes content as well as Apple TV+.
Sony has begun rolling out a new software update that adds the Apple TV app to a large number of its TVs, including some from 2018.
According to a FlatPanelsHD report, the updated firmware is rolling out across Europe right now with North America not too far behind.
By adding the Apple TV app Sony is making it easier for users to watch content bought and rented via the iTunes store. Subscribers to Apple TV+ will also now be able to watch their stories without having to use a separate box as well.
The full list of TVs getting the new firmware update is below. Fingers crossed that your TV is in here somewhere!
2018 Sony TVs:
2019 Sony TVs:
AG8, XG83, XG81 and XG80 not included yet.
2020 Sony TVs:
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