Amazon expanded its digital software marketplace to the United Kingdom today, allowing Brits to download apps and games directly to their Mac or PC—just like U.S. users have been doing for some time. The process for purchasing digital items is no different, but once you’ve paid for your order, you’ll be able to download it right away.
The service is still in beta for those in the U.K., and Amazon says it will be “testing different features and gathering input from customers” in the weeks and months ahead—so you may find that certain features available to those in the U.S. aren’t yet available. But they should be eventually.
In addition to paid apps and games for Mac and PC, Amazon is also offering downloadable game content (DLC), such as additional levels, maps, or characters for your favorite game; and free-to-play titles. Some of the games on offer include the Far Cry series, Deus Ex, Assassin’s Creed and Tomb Raider.
Like other app stores, you can access your Amazon digital downloads from your Amazon account and re-download content that you may have removed completely free of charge.