Twitch introduced in the present day 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. Which means 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 Associate. The corporate plans to carry Watch Events worldwide finally, with extra information coming within the subsequent few months.
Whereas the choice out there in Watch Events is very curated — you possibly can watch issues like Jack Ryan and Star Trek, amongst many others — the function is genuinely helpful, because it’s an answer to the now-global drawback of determining the right way to watch one thing with different individuals (with out operating 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.