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Amazon launches Fire TV Stick with India’s wireless game controller


Amazon is offering a combination offering in India including the Fire TV Stick along with a Bluetooth enabled Micromini X Ninja game controller with a refund of Rs. 750. The main purpose of the promotion is apparently to encourage comfortable players to buy the Fire TV Stick to play games on their TVs. Amazon claims to offer free access to more than 30,000 games through Fire TV Stick. The pursuit of the game’s content is aimed at making the Fire TV Stick a distinct offering among other media streaming devices.

Customers need to add the Fire TV Stick along with the Micromini X Ninja game controller to their cart to get the Rs. 750 cashback, Amazon explains on its website.

The given refund will be credited to your Amazon Pay account after the combination order has been shipped. You will be able to use it to purchase new content on your Fire TV Stick, including games.

The combination offer, available until June 30, can be effectively purchased at a low price of Rs. 4 148. This applies to the Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Stick 4K Max models.

The game controller with a transparent design is available separately at Rs. 1,899 on the e-commerce website. It comes with features including vibration feedback and motion detection. The controller also includes joysticks as well as a D-pad for control.

Once purchased, you can connect the Micromini X Ninja controller with your Fire TV Stick to Institutions > Remote and Bluetooth devices.

It looks like Amazon is aiming to expand the use cases of the Fire TV Stick and make it a gaming device for casual gamers by introducing the new promotion. Some existing Fire TV Stick users also see the offer on their home screen to persuade them to upgrade their experience and use the combination offer.

A recent report suggested that Microsoft was planning to launch its Fire TV Stick-like TV streaming device that would allow users to access movies, TV services and a library of games through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gain.

The existing catalog of games available for the Fire TV platform does not contain any convincing titles for hardcore gamers. However, it has games that can please regular users to use the Fire TV Stick as a gaming device – along with movies and TV content.

Earlier this month, Amazon launched the Fire TV Stick Lite with the brand new Alexa Voice Remote in India at Rs. 2,999. It brought the new remote with dedicated controls for streaming platforms, namely Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Disney + Hotstar.


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