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RUMOR: Amazon Preparing to Enter the Console War

Posted on August 9, 2013 AT 03:34am

Retail giant Amazon is preparing to release its own Android console, according to a new report.

Sources close to the matter have told Game Informer that the company is planning on releasing an Android-based console by the end of this year, possibly around Black Friday. According to the source, Amazon will leverage the games and apps already available on its other platforms, such as the Kindle Fire, for the console.

So far Amazon is yet to offer any comment on the rumor.

Source: Game Informer

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