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What is Prime Gaming on Twitch?

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Prime Gaming (used to be Twitch Prime), is Amazon’s game based subscription service. The subscription only costs $12.99, which is great value for money as you will receive all other prime benefits.

Perks of Prime Gaming

Your Prime Gaming subscription gives you benefits to lots of great things including; all Amazon Prime benefits, loot, and subscriptions. Each month has a new selection of free games to instantly download, and even drops (in-game extras) for titles that you may already own. As a member of Prime Gaming, you also will be given a free subscription to any Twitch channel of your choosing for 30 days. Once the 30 days are over, you can choose to resubscribe with Prime or to give your Prime subscription to another streamer.

The biggest perk of Prime Gaming has to be the inclusion of Amazon Prime. As a Prime member you gain; access to free shipping on Amazon products, next-day delivery on shipments, Prime Video, and even discounted subscription to Amazon Music – along with all your Prime Gaming perks listed above!

Prime Gaming vs Twitch Prime

Prime Gaming and Twitch Prime are the same things. On August 10th, 2020, Amazon made the decision to rebrand Twitch Prime to Prime Gaming as a way to appeal across a wider audience and more platforms, rather than being tied down to just Twitch. However, your free Prime channel subscription and drops (in-game loot), are only available on Twitch.

About the Author


Arry, also known as ArryBo, is a full time Partnered Twitch streamer from the southeast of England! Video gaming and music are two of the passions he shares on his stream.

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