Twitch Prime

Amazon to broadcast ‘Twitch Sells Out’ on Prime Day 15-16 July

Amazon-owned Twitch is to broadcast an Amazon Prime Day TV channel for the event. The channel, which apes the style of shopping channels such as QVC, will run from 10am to 10pm PT on July 15-16.  On its blog, Twitch has said that it has “gone through every single item on sale for Prime Day […]

Twitch gives Prime members premium Crunchyroll subscription as monthly ‘loot’ offering

Videogame streaming platform Twitch, has announced that its latest ‘loot’ for Prime members is a 30-day subscription to anime streaming service Crunchyroll. Twitch Prime, the platform’s equivalent of Amazon Prime, offers subscribers monthly ‘loot’. These usually come in the form of free games or in-game items, but this deal with Crunchyroll marks the first non-gaming […]

Twitch drops ad-free viewing from Prime membership

Amazon-owned video game streaming platform, Twitch, has announced plans to drop ad-free viewing as one of the perks of a Twitch Prime membership. In a company blog post, Twitch said it had “re-evaluated some of the existing Twitch Prime benefits” and will stop offering advertising-free video streams after October 15. Users that have an annual Twitch […]

Twitch Prime adds free games to service

Twitch Prime is introducing a new feature this week that will let subscribers access a selection of PC games for free. Twitch said it will make 10 games available in the next two months which Twitch Prime members will be able to “keep forever”. Titles include Shadow Tactics, Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation, and Mr. Shifty. Amazon-owned […]

Twitch Prime goes global with 200-country launch

Amazon-owned Twitch has rolled out its premium Twitch Prime service globally, launching the service in more than 200 countries and territories. Twitch Prime first launched in October last year, offering ad-free Twitch viewing and other perks to subscribers of Amazon Prime and Prime Video. The new global launch extends the service outside of the US, […]

Twitch integrates Amazon services with Twitch Prime

Twitch has launched Twitch Prime, a new offering that combines Amazon Prime with a premium experience for users of gaming-focused video platform. The launch, which follows Amazon’s US$970 million buyout of Twitch in late 2014, is designed to unlock “the best parts of Twitch and the best parts of Amazon,” according to a Twitch announcement. […]