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Amazon Prime ‘levels up’ with Twitch Prime


Amazon Prime launched its newest set of benefits, but these are targeting gamers.

Bolstering its live streaming video platform Twitch, Amazon has intro-duced Twitch Prime. This membership-based service entitles members to exclusive discounts on pre-orders and newly released games; a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot, and a premium experi-ence on Twitch that includes a free monthly Twitch channel subscription.

Twitch Prime members are can also take advantage of Amazon Prime benefits, including unlimited, free Prime shipping, unlimited access to Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Photos, and early access to exclusive promotions. Gamers and Twitch fans can sign up for a free 30-day trial, while Amazon Prime members can unlock their Twitch Prime benefits by linking their Prime accounts to Twitch at

“When Amazon acquired Twitch, the first thing the community asked was, ‘when will Twitch be bundled in with Amazon Prime?’ Twitch Prime answers that question in a way that speaks to our community,” ex-plained Emmett Shear, Twitch’s CEO. “Twitch Prime is one of those unique cases where we have an opportunity to build a product that is equally great for all of our customers — streamers, viewers, and game de-velopers.”

Twitch Prime is available to all Amazon Prime members in the United States, Canada, U.K., Germany, France, Italy and Spain, including Prime Student members.
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