Apple TV+ is coming to Roku

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Apple TV+ will be available on Roku boxes when it launches next month.

Roku revealed this morning that the Apple TV app will be available on its platform starting today, allowing users to access their iTunes video library as well as subscribe to Apple TV channels right from their Roku devices.

Even though Apple and Roku compete against each other making streaming devices for TVs, Apple has embraced third-party platforms for its own streaming service. In addition to putting the Apple TV app on Roku, you’ll also be able to get it on smart TVs made by Samsung, LG and Vizio.

“With the Apple TV app coming to Roku, our customers will enjoy an even broader range of exciting entertainment, including the highly anticipated Apple TV+ service,” said Roku’s GM of platform business, Scott Rosenberg.

Roku users can download the Apple TV app from the Roku Channel Store. To find out if your Roku device is supported, check out Roku’s help page. It’s currently available in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Mexico, France, Chile, Columbia, Argentina, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru.

Apple TV+ launches on November 1. Subscriptions cost $4.99 per month. You can get 1 year of Apple TV+ for free when you buy a new Apple product.