Android TV is getting a ton of new content today as Google revamps app discovery for the platform making around 600 new apps for the platform discoverable in the Google Play Store. The new update comes alongside Android TV update 5.5.15 that offers better organization for Android TV apps with new sections, categories, and improved navigation, opposed to just the selection of curated app lists that were previously available.

The new apps span across many categories from movies to news apps and games:

Starting today in the Play Store you’ll find 20 new collections with apps for movies, news, sports, multiplayer games, casual games, racers, fighters, puzzles. Here’s the full list:

  • Everyday apps
  • Sports Central
  • For music lovers
  • Stay informed
  • TV Time
  • Movies at home
  • Top app and games
  • Multiplayer games
  • TV remote games
  • Exercise your mind games
  • Stop the enemies games
  • Choose an adventure games
  • Aim and shoot games
  • No sweat workout games
  • Role playing games
  • Arcade fun games
  • Get ready, fight games
  • Great platformers games
  • Racing and flying games
  • Fun for everyone games

Google announced some the new content during its I/O developer conference last week, noting that Android TV user would gain HBO, CBS (including CBS News, CBS Sports, CNET), Fox (Fox Sports, FX Now, Fox Now, Fox News), Epix, WWE, UFC, USA Today, Buzzfeed Video, Vimeo, Qello, Vudu and Twitch.

The company also took some time to discuss improvements to the platform courtesy of the new, upcoming Android M release. Specifically, the new Android version will allow Android TV developers to create channels of continuous content and users to format USB drives as internal storage.

More details on the I/O Android TV announcements here.

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