What you need to know
- Twitch Watch Parties allows creators and their fans with Amazon Prime accounts to watch Prime Video movies together.
- The beta for Twitch Watch Parties is rolling out this month.
- It'll start off in the U.S. only for now but will eventually come to other countries.
Twitch Watch Parties is a new feature for Amazon Prime members that allows creators to stream Prime Video movies and let an audience watch alongside them, as long as the audience members also have Amazon Prime subscriptions. While the feature is in internal testing at the moment, if you live in the U.S, you'll be able to try it soon. Twitch announced on Twitter that the Twitch Watch Parties beta is rolling out to creators in the U.S. this month.
📢 These are trying times, and the best way to get through them is to spend time with your friends, if even only virtually.— Twitch Support (@TwitchSupport) April 9, 2020
Through April, we're rolling out our Watch Parties beta, starting today with US Partners. Watch select Prime Video movies & shows with your community! pic.twitter.com/IKdlYoAxpH
Twitch Support clarified that while this beta test is only in the U.S. right now, it will eventually come to other countries as well. For more information on how Twitch Watch Parties works, you can visit the support page right here.
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