Amazon renames 'Twitch Prime' to 'Prime Gaming'

On August 10, 2020 local time, announced that it would rename the included '

Twitch Prime ' as an Amazon Prime membership benefit to ' Prime Gaming .'

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Amazon rebrands Twitch Prime as Prime Gaming --The Verge

Twitch is a live streaming platform specializing in games. acquired Twitch for about 100 billion yen in 2014, and in 2018, Amazon Prime member benefits of 'Twitch Prime', a service that allows you to provide games for free every month and watch streaming distribution without ads Started to offer as one of.

Amazon Prime member privilege 'Twitch Prime' that you can get games for free every month has started --GIGAZINE

Amazon has announced that it will rename this 'Twitch Prime' to 'Prime Gaming' on August 10, 2020 local time. According to the announcement, there is no change in the content of the service, only the name change.

The logo on the official page has already been updated to 'Prime Gaming', and below that is the announcement of the name change 'Twitch Pirme is now Prime Gaming'.

'Prime members already have the best TV shows, the best movies and the best music. We include'The Best Games' here,' said Larry Protonic, General Manager of Prime Gaming. We plan to expand our range of entertainment so that we can do it. ”“ We are providing our customers with new content that allows them to play their favorite games on all platforms. Wherever you play whatever game you love. Wherever you are, Prime Gaming can offer good things. '

'Prime Gaming adds value to Amazon Prime, which boasts over 150 thousand members,' Amazon said. The Verge, an IT news media, pointed out that Amazon has its own game development department as Amazon Games regarding this name change. We've removed the name 'Prime Games' and Twitch to make it easier to understand that it's part of Amazon, so we think the name change is 'a signal that Amazon plans to continue working on games.'

Amazon Games released its first major title, the free-to-play TPS Crucible , in May 2020, but returned to closed beta at the end of June 2020 due to improved content. In addition, the open world MMO ' New World ' was scheduled to be released on August 25, 2020, but this was also postponed to the spring of 2021. 'Pac-Man that can be played directly on Twitch' scheduled to be released in June 2020 has not been released at the time of writing the article.

It is reported that Amazon is developing cloud gaming codenamed 'Project Tempo', but it is said that development is delayed due to the new coronavirus infection.

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