According to Google’s description, the new app will contain:
- recommendations from streaming services the user is subscribed to
- “What to watch” list for your findings
- “For you” tab with the same lists of favorite stars
- the ability to rate movies and shows
- a library with you for those who are not at home
- personalized news feed, reviews and other information on your favorite topics
- the ability to use your phone as a remote control for Google TV and other Android TV devices
Previously, Google had a separate “Movies and TV” section of the Play Store, available to iOS users. The company has been removing the app since June, offering a new Google TV instead. For those who have already installed “Movies and TV” on a smartphone, they will upgrade to Google TV.
Android users have been familiar with the app for two years. It was announced for them in September 2020. When Google Play Movies & TV changed to Google TV, the app got a new design and easier content search. However, most of its content remained the same.