Twitch introduced right this moment that it’s bringing its beta model of Watch Events, which permits streamers to broadcast Prime Video content material, to all of its companions — after which all American creators. Meaning each streamer within the US on Twitch will have the ability to watch Prime content material with their viewers, no matter whether or not they’re a Twitch Accomplice. The corporate plans to deliver Watch Events worldwide ultimately, with extra information coming within the subsequent few months.
Whereas the choice out there in Watch Events is extremely curated — you possibly can watch issues like Jack Ryan and Star Trek, amongst many others — the characteristic is genuinely helpful, because it’s an answer to the now-global drawback of determining watch one thing with different folks (with out working afoul of copyright claims). Subs and bits are enabled throughout Watch Events, so viewers can chat, drop donations, and subscribe simply as they might throughout a standard stream.