Ahead of New Apple TV Launch, tvOS GM Seed Released for Devs

As part of its flurry of updates released today, Apple also made tvOS GM seed available to registered developers. Numerous developers have had early access to the new Apple TV, which is set to launch next week, as announced by CEO Tim Cook.

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The released, build 13T396, is only for the new Apple TV, which will support the App Store. Developers are racing to update their iOS apps to bring support for the new Apple TV, another familiar process like bringing Apple Watch support for existing apps.

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U.S. pricing for the device starts at $149 USD, with Canadian pricing estimated to be higher due to the exchange rate (expect it to be $199 CAD or so).