Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

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If that wasn't bad enough, all existing monthly subscribers will be rolled over to advertisement viewing on October 15, after which they will also have advertising included. 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.

Other Twitch Prime benefits like free monthly games, in-game loot and chat badges are not being taken away. The promotional credit only lasts for 60 days and is limited to products sold directly sold by Amazon, not by third-party retailers.

To no one's surprise, some users are upset and pointing out that the ad-free viewing experience has been a central benefit to the whole program. Any renewals paid for after that date, either on a monthly or annual basis, will flip the switch and turn video ads back on, to be played at random intervals during Twitch video streams.

Ultimately, the decision was about money, Twitch wrote in its blog, portraying the change as something that will help creators better rely on advertising "so they can get more support from their viewers for doing what they love".

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Just like with nearly every other entertainment platform, Twitch has announced that their Prime subscription service will be removing its universal ad-free viewing status, including advertisements for all new members starting September 14. One of the big changes announced today is the end of that universal ad-free Twitch Prime.

Starting August 28, Amazon will no longer be offering a 20 percent discount on pre-orders and purchases of major new releases, a perk that's been offered since early 2016. Twitch has also stated that there will also be ad-free options for specific channels who choose to turn the option on.

Since the streaming platform was absorbed by Amazon, the Twitch Prime subscription has offered a range of goodies, from a free channel subscription, exclusive in-game content and even games themselves.

Beginning September 14, you'll start to see ads nearly everywhere on the site.

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