Amazon/Twitch Prime subscribers are about to get a few more perks. Starting today, Twitch Prime members can start downloading free games as part of their subscription service. Calling the service Free Games with Prime, it will mirror services from PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Games with Gold. Currently, Twitch Prime subscribers get free in-game loot each month, ad-free viewing, and one free channel subscription every 30 days. Free Games with Prime adds more value for Prime subscribers. For additional information, visit the Twitch Blog.
Beginning on March 15th, Twitch Prime subscribers will be able to download critically acclaimed titles like Superhot and Oxenfree. Shadow Tactics, Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation and Mr. Shifty will be available as well on that day. April 1st will have new games available for Prime subscribers. Titles included for April are Tales from the Borderlands, Dubwars, Kingsway, SteamWorld Dig 2, as well as Tokyo 42. Furthermore, games that are currently in Amazon’s Indie Amplifier program will be made available in the next couple of months.
Amazon stated that all games downloaded are free to keep forever, even if you cancel your Prime membership.
Twitch Prime subscriptions are free if you have an Amazon Prime membership. Prime memberships run $99 annually or $12.99 monthly. Students receive a discounted rate of $49 annually.