Twitch Prime members, say goodbye to ad-free viewing. -Broadcasters still have the option to enable ad-free viewing for their subscribers. The subscription includes benefits like an expanded emoticon set, custom chat username colors, chat badge, priority customer support, and extended broadcast storage. Here are a few quotes from the Twitch Blog.
Capitalism strikes again as Amazon phases out its preorder discount program for Prime members and looks to replace it with a $10 credit program. Amazing. - Ani PsyWhat the hell is wrong with you guys?
The headliner here is the removal of ad-free viewing from Twitch Prime.
According to the new terms and conditions as laid out on Amazon's site, Prime members will no longer get the blanket 20% off on new games and pre-orders. What are your thoughts about these changes to the Amazon Prime membership?
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Twitch is the leading video game live streaming service in the USA, with 2.2 million broadcasters monthly and 15 million daily active users. Members will also still be able to sub to one streamer a month for free. This shift will strengthen and expand this advertising chance for creators so they can get more support in their viewers for doing exactly what they love.
Amazon's live-streaming video service Twitch is looking to enhance its advertising business, and is making a significant change to its business model to do so. "People want Twitch to remain a place where anyone can enjoy one-of-a-kind interactive entertainment, and advertisements allow us to keep on creating Twitch the best place for founders to create communities around they love and make money doing this".
Prime members are going to be understandably upset about losing the discounts and Twitch benefits, but it's not entirely without precedent.
Last week, Bloomberg reported that Twitch has approached a number of top YouTube creators-including some that don't produce any gaming content-and offered them lucrative deals to leave that platform and decamp to Twitch. - Let us know in the comments!