Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Twitch ends ad-free experience for Amazon Prime customers

If you sign up to Amazon Prime you can enjoy a number of benefits If you sign up to Amazon Prime you can enjoy a number of benefits
| 24 August, 2018, 04:56

Twitch Prime will still feature the in-game loot for games like Warframe, Fortnite, Overwatch, etc.so you will still have that added benefit for being a member. Many users who are using Twitch are also Twitch Prime members and have several benefits afforded to them. If you don't already have Prime, you can sign up now with a 30-day free trial.

The discount program, which launched back in January 2016, gave Prime members a 20 percent discount on all video games ($12 on a $60 game) during pre-order periods and within the first two weeks after release.

Twitch Prime is undergoing some changes to its format and arguably the most important one is the removal of ad-free viewing.

Starting August 28, when you pre-order a new game you will get a $10 Amazon promotional credit.

After re-evaluating Twitch Prime benefits, the company says it will begin displaying ads on September 14. As a result of this some members might have their feathers ruffled with the upcoming change. Alongside Twitch Turbo, Twitch Prime subscribers can use their monthly subscription token to remove advertisements from a specific channel, that is if that channel has ad-free viewing for subscribers activated.


Everyone else will see ads return by October 15, depending on whether they have a monthly or annual subscription. This change will strengthen and expand that advertising opportunity for creators so they can get more support from their viewers for doing what they love. The pre-order bonus only comes with "select" games and customers must wait up to 35 days to receive the credit. This credit can be used on nearly anything sold on Amazon, from other video games, or perhaps some Doritos and Mountain Dew to go with them.

Amazon announced today its 20 percent game preorder discount will last through August 28. For more information, check out all the info here.

Gamers get countless benefits with an Amazon Prime account, and that's not going away.

One of the biggest selling points of Twitch Prime membership is the fact that users do not get adverts when watching streams.

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