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Twitch will be Providing ad-free for all Amazon Prime Subscribers

The famous live streaming website Twitch which is owned by Amazon has announced some exciting news for Amazon Prime Members. The Amazon Prime users will get an ad-free viewing and some decent discounts on video games bought on Amazon.com.

CEO of Twitch Emmett Shear, has announced this new services and named it as Twitch Prime. He made this announcement during the event held at the company’s community convention in this year in San Diego. These Amazon Services like Prime Video and Twitch Prime is not be available as the standard subscription service.

This service is going to be offered for those who are current Amazon Prime Members or for the users who signups first time. Prime is offering two-day shipping along with it, providing the access to the Amazon’s Video and Music libraries for free which cost about $99 a year.

Facebook with its live Game Streaming Challenges Twitch & YouTube Gaming

“Offering the subscriptions free through Prime saves money for viewers while supporting streamers to build their community. Free games and in-game content were always a hit with gamers, but they also let developers reach millions of new potential players,” Shear mentioned in a statement.

“When Amazon acquired Twitch, the first most thing the community asked was, ‘when will Twitch Streaming be bundled in with Amazon Prime?’ Twitch Prime replies that question in a way that speaks to our community.”

The introduction of this online Streaming service Twitch Prime is now the largest piece of evidence yet, and Amazon is having the great plans for this platform by involving the blending streaming video with online commerce.

“When Twitch talked to us doing something fun for the launch of Twitch Prime, we were onboard,” Thompson Hearthstone Art Lead.

Standalone Monthly Amazon Prime Video Service for $ 8.99

Here is the Subscription service for free 30 days which you can give a try from the Official website. Check out the available countries and subscription prices from the list provided below.

  • US: $11/month or $100/year
  • Germany: EUR 49/year
  • Canada: CAD $79/year
  • UK: £8/month.
  • Italy: EUR 20/year
  • France: EUR 49/year
  • Spain: EUR 20/year

Amazon is already operating their own streaming video product. This is an additional offer to the Prime Subscriptions of this standalone service for $8.99 in month.

Psyonix celebrates Rocket League’s first birthday

Rocket League is celebrating its first birthday this week. Having released a year ago, the vehicle soccer video game attained tremendous popularity and love from the game lovers.

The Physics based vehicle soccer video game was developed and published by American video game development studio Psyonix. The gaming firm had released Rocket league for both Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 platforms on July 7 a year back.

Xbox version of the same was issued on February 17, 2016, while ports for OS X and Linux are set to release this year.

Psyonix: “Rocket League” Earned $110 million in Sales and Sold 5 million Copies

The retail version of the game for Xbox One and PS4 was distributed by 505 Games in the month of June 2016.

Psyonix had released an infographic describing the success of the game in a single image. The developer company says that their game received enormous success purely due to the support by the gamers and DLC content in it.

The infographics released has several interesting facts about 1.1 million average daily players. The game has obtained a milestone of having over 18 million players, with PS4 having an edge among the other two consoles.

The key point or stat one has to notice is the number of eSport spectators watching the game equals 2,728 years worth of matches have been viewed on Twitch. Having got a huge viewer base is very rare, and it would be one of the rare games that will be played and talked about in the coming years.

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Psynoix wrote that “Because of your passion and your support, our relatively small follow-up to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars has exceeded our wildest dreams and become something enormous,”

“You have made new friends, crossed platforms into new frontiers, and inspired us in ways you’ll never know (and in other ways, you’ll know very soon). You’ve made incredible saves, scored fantastic goals, and you’ve changed the conversation in the world of competitive esports forever.

Facebook with its live Game Streaming Challenges Twitch & YouTube Gaming

Social networking platform Facebook has announced that it has paired up with Blizzard well known for its computer Game the World of War craft to integrate social logins, live video streaming of its games.

This makes people use Facebook accounts to log into the Blizzard Entertainment computer games. Blizzard is owned by video game publisher Activision, which has its base in California.

In a Joint statement released by the two companies saying that “The move will pave the way for Blizzard game fans to use the leading social network’s live video service to broadcast play in real time.”

The companies said that they are in the process of developing a “Go Live” feature which would give the players option of streaming on-screen action to Facebook timelines. Facebook’s latest attempt clearly suggests that the firm is entering into the video game streaming business which was topped by Twitch and YouTube.

Facebook Ends The Conspiracy over Listening Users Conversations for Ads/News Feed

The Facebook Live API allows users to find friends to play the game and share the game details in the News Feed, and it includes the live footage of the play.

Leo Olebe, the Facebook global sports director, said that “Our collaboration on ‘Overwatch’ demonstrates Facebook’s commitment to partnering with AAA game companies, while further empowering Blizzard gamers to connect and share the content they’re most passionate about with the friends they play with around the world.”

This would be a mutual beneficiary concept which will sum up some social features to Blizzard games and give new shade for Facebook as a platform for sharing, viewing and discussing the play.

Facebook to Remove the Notify App from the App store and No Longer Supported

American E-commerce Company Amazon acquired Twitch and its large number of audience in 2014. The deal was of $970 million in cash for the three-year-old Internet Company; it turned to be one of the biggest acquisitions in the Firm’s history.

YouTube gaming made its public debut of the online games where video game lovers can find commentary, live play, on-demand snippets and more.

Another tech enterprise Yahoo also launched its “Yahoo E-sports” two months ago as a web venue for live commentary, tournaments, features, interviews and more for video games as spectator sports.

Microsoft Announced ‘Game with Gold’ Free games for June to Xbox One and 360 users

Entry of Facebook would make the competition tough for both Amazon’s Twitch and YouTube gaming because of the huge base of users all over the world.

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