Twitch Prime expands to 200 more countries, reveals free PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS items for this month

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PUBG is getting some Twitch Prime loot for the month of June. (Twitch)
PUBG is getting some Twitch Prime loot for the month of June. (Twitch)

Twitch has announced the expansion of Twitch Prime to more than 200 countries and territories. The service offers benefits to Twitch users who are also subscribed to Amazon’s Prime service, with rewards including free in-game content, indie games, ad-free streams, expanded access to chat emotes and colors, an exclusive username badge, and a Twitch channel subscription every 30 days.

The full list of countries and territories is shared with the Amazon Prime video list, which can be viewed at the Amazon website. However, users from countries Mexico, India, Japan, and China are not eligible. Eligibility for Twitch Prime in an area can be confirmed when signing up for an account.

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Twitch also announced exclusive in-game content for PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS in the form of a Twitch-themed apparel pack. The pack includes jeans, a t-shirt, and a balaclava ski mask. The pack will be available from June 9. Twitch Prime’s monthly loot typically remains available for a month after it is first introduced, after which it cannot be redeemed.

Twitch Prime was first introduced in September 2016 in North America and Western Europe. The service is also available as part of a Amazon Prime Video subscription, of which the lowest subscription price plan starts at $2.99 or €2.99 monthly for the first six months, after which it will cost $5.99 or €5.99.

In related news, Twitch also announced it will be hosting an Esports Arena, sponsored by T-Mobile, at the upcoming E3 2017 convention happening in Los Angeles. The arena will serve as a base for various fighting game tournaments throughout E3, featuring players competing in Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, and Injustice 2. Read up on more details about the Twitch Esports Arena in our article.

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