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Twitch Prime now lets you gift in-game loot to your favorite streamers

Rainbow Six Siege Lesion

Rainbow Six Siege Lesion (Image credit: Ubisoft)

What you need to know

  • Twitch Prime is offer perks to gamers if they're Amazon Prime members.
  • Today, the company revealed Loot Gifting.
  • Loot Gifting allows you to give in-game items to your favorite streamers.
  • You can subscribe to Amazon Prime here (opens in new tab).

Being an Amazon Prime member has a lot of perks, and it seems like it just got even better for gamers. Today, Twitch Prime and Twitch launched Loot Gifting. According to the company, Prime members can give away select in-game loot to their favorite streamers, which in turn can be re-gifted to random viewers, even if they aren't Prime members. A post on Medium revealed the following and explained the process.

You've just received a major upgrade to your Amazon Prime membership. You can now share select Twitch Prime loot with the community on Twitch and give viewers who aren't yet Prime a sneak peek of some of the awesome content they can expect to get from Twitch Prime. Starting today, Prime members can gift up to three extra copies of Dauntless loot, which unlocks the complete Desperado armor set, a purple dye, the Outlaw title, and a helpful supply pack with 30 Patrol Chests. Be on the lookout for additional loot to gift in upcoming weeks, including World of Tanks, Rainbow Six Siege, and more.

While Dauntless loot may not entice a lot of viewers, Rainbow Six Siege definitely will. Are you excited about this new feature? Let us know.

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.