In addition to ending the pre-order discount, ad-free viewing will not be offered to new Twitch Prime members as of September 14, while monthly subscriptions will have access to ad-free viewing until October 15.
Advertising is an important source of support for the creators who make Twitch possible.
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Yet the foreign ministry insisted that Putin's visit "will not change anything in terms of Austria's foreign policy positions". The United States is against the pipeline and claims it will increase Germany's dependence on Russian Federation for energy.
Ultimately, the decision was about money, Twitch wrote in its blog, portraying the change as something that will help creators better rely on advertising "so they can get more support from their viewers for doing what they love". Starting August 28, one of the membership's biggest games-related perks will shift from being a discount to an Amazon-specific bonus; instead of taking dollars off the price tag of a game, you'll get $10 back in Amazon credit when you pre-order from a select catalog of titles.
Everything else available to Twitch Prime users will not go away, and that includes Free Games with Prime and free loot for games.
To activate your Twitch Prime account, all you need is an active Amazon Prime subscription, which most people have.
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Tesla and Musk have not responded to multiple requests from Business Insider for comment about Hansen's claims. Hansen is the second Tesla employee to file a whistleblower complaint with the SEC.
The other update in today's announcement is more Amazon-centric: a change to its pre-order discount on new video games. "The reason? A re-evaluation of existing benefits as the company "[continues] to add value to Twitch Prime". If you already have an annual subscription, or if you upgrade to an annual subscription before September 14, you will continue with ad-free viewing until your next renewal date.
Finally, there's one other way to get ad-free viewing, but this one is only valid for a single channel.
Of course, you can always sign-up for Twitch Turbo to gain ad-free viewing. Amazon acquired the popular game-streaming platform in 2014 and launched the Twitch Prime program in 2016. We'll see you in chat.
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He continued: "The most important thing is the way we play". "Inside there were 15 minutes that were frightful ". Goals from Pedro, Morata and Alonso gave the Blues victory against the North London club at Stamford Bridge.