Amazon Takes Away Prime Preorder Discount, Ad-Free Twitch Prime

22 Août, 2018, 02:33 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Amazon is Ending its 20% Discount on Video Game Pre-Orders

Best Buy also replaced it with a deal that gets My Best Buy members a $10 coupon for pre-ordering select games-but at the time of this writing, the selection is limited to 10 games.

Twitch continued on to explain their reasoning, which would have been much more straightforward if they just said: "we want more money". The retail price for PlayStation 4 version of the game is $59.99, but the 20 percent pre-order discount takes that down to $47.99. Now that those benefits being slashed, specifically in the area of gaming, Prime feels like more of a luxury than anything else. All other Twitch Prime benefits, including free monthly games and exclusive loot, will remain unchanged. However, Twitch Prime probably wasn't generating much money for the platform; it now comes as a free benefit tacked on to Amazon Prime. As a result, we are announcing two changes. Starting on September 14, Twitchs universal ad-free viewing will no longer be available to Twitch Prime members. And if you bought an annual subscription, you'll continue to be able to watch without ads until your next renewal date.

Twitch, however, called the wider presence of adverts "an important source of support for creators who make Twitch possible". With ads, the platform and game creators can get a cut.

Celtic 'preparing Scott McKenna bid'
The 21-year-old is now sidelined until after the global break with a hamstring injury picked up in the draw with Rangers. Swansea were also believed to be interested in the player before the English transfer window closed earlier this month.

What they're wearing on the MTV VMAs 2018 red carpet
Another said: "I hope the vmas plan to issue a public apology for allowing Madonna to disrespect Aretha Franklin's legacy like that".

Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy teaser: Chiranjeevi is fierce as Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy
The makers are aiming to release the film in 2019, however, they are yet to announce the confirmed release date. A Telugu man, Uyyalwada Narasimha Reddy led the revolutionary fight against the Britishers in early 1800s.

Starting August 28, Amazon will no longer be offering a 20 percent discount on pre-orders and purchases of major new releases, a perk that's been offered since early 2016. The $10 store credit offer is still less than the estimated $12 shaved off from a regularly priced $60 game.

According to the terms and conditions, it seems that there are more restrictions as compared to the previous perk. All eligible pre-orders placed before August 28 will still receive the 20% discount under the existing benefit once the game is released. There is a benefit to this new offer.

We have reached out to an Amazon representative for further comment on the changes and will update this article with any response.

Conseillé:

  • England crumble against India's precision attack

    England crumble against India's precision attack

    It was a welcome return to form for Pujara, who averaged just 14 while playing for Yorkshire earlier this season. The home side were given nine overs to bat, Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings battling to the close on 23-0.
    Ousted: 4 Japanese basketball players who bought sex in Jakarta

    Ousted: 4 Japanese basketball players who bought sex in Jakarta

    Iran and South Korea were two of the four Asian teams who qualified for the recent World Cup. Sony Pictures Networks holds the broadcast rights of Asian Games 2018 in India .
    EPA Proposal to Boost Coal Power Plants Signed

    EPA Proposal to Boost Coal Power Plants Signed

    Trump has already vowed to pull the USA out of the Paris climate agreement as he pushes to revive the coal industry. Trump has vowed to end what Republicans call a "war on coal" waged by Obama. "This is all about coal at all costs".
  • Researchers say STEVE isn’t an aurora

    The satellite is equipped with an instrument that can measure charged particles precipitating into the ionosphere. The aurora chasers dubbed the light ribbon occurrences "Steve", a reference to the 2006 film Over the Hedge .

    'Slice' Trailer: Chance the Rapper, Pizza, Ghosts, and Murder

    Slice is Director Austin Vesely's first feature film after helming music videos for Chance's "Sunday Candy" and "Angels". Just ghosts, werewolves, demons, and under cooked tomato sauce.
    Daniel Murphy traded to Cubs after waiver claim

    Daniel Murphy traded to Cubs after waiver claim

    The fact the Cubs were awarded the waiver claim on Murphy tells us every other National League team declined to place a claim. Infield prospect Andruw Monasterio as well as cash or a player to be named later is heading to Washington in the deal.
  • A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’

    A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’

    Love coconut oil? Not so fast, because the world's superfood and miracle cure-all might not be so wonderful after all. As with most things, the typical recommendation is to enjoy something like coconut oil in moderation.
    Un ex-gardien de camp nazi expulsé vers l'Allemagne — États-Unis

    Un ex-gardien de camp nazi expulsé vers l'Allemagne — États-Unis

    Le centre Simon Wiesenthal a aussi salué son expulsion, jugeant qu'il ne méritait pas "le privilège de vivre aux États-Unis". Cependant, jusqu'ici, aucun n'est allé en prison en raison de leur état de santé.
    Norris to make Grand Prix weekend debut in Belgium

    Norris to make Grand Prix weekend debut in Belgium

    Vandoorne's chances of staying in F1 might well rest on that same team. Fernando Alonso has backed McLaren's choice of replacement for him.
  • Melania Trump to Travel to Africa in October

    Melania Trump to Travel to Africa in October

    Subscribe to the Standard Group SMS service by texting "NEWS" to 22840. Would you like to get published on Standard Media websites? This trip is expected to focus on good-deed projects.
    Lance Stephenson: 'I don't regret' blowing in LeBron James' ear

    Lance Stephenson: 'I don't regret' blowing in LeBron James' ear

    IN actually won that game 93-90, but James didn't appear fazed by Stephenson's odd maneuver, which drew pretty heavy criticism . I was trying to do anything to get him frustrated". "It's going to be different just trying to be friends with LeBron".
    Ex-Bills G Incognito arrested at funeral home

    Ex-Bills G Incognito arrested at funeral home

    There was another ugly incident in August, when he aimed profanities at the Minnesota Vikings coach , Mike Zimmer, on Twitter. Then, not long after saying he was retired, he told the Bills he was looking forward to reporting for the offseason program.


Populaire

Rights of Europeans 'protected in United Kingdom after Brexit'
And it has infuriated hardcore Brexit-backers in Britain, who say it will leave the United Kingdom tethered to the bloc. Last week Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics put the chances of getting a Brexit deal at 50-50.

Chelsea boss reveals plan to quit cigarettes
Arsenal will attempt to record their first win of the season when they host West Ham United this weekend. The 59-year-old was grateful for Eden Hazard setting up Marcos Alonso's 81st-minute victor .

L'opposition à Trump manifeste au gala de MTV (vidéo) — Immigration
Le monde de la musique a rendu un vibrant hommage à Aretha Franklin lors de la soirée de récompenses des MTV Video Music Awards . Cette dernière a fait part de sa propre histoire pour raconter comment Aretha Franklin l'avait inspirée.

Jalibert touché au genou gauche — UBB
Mais avait participé normalement, avec le groupe, à la préparation de l'exercice 2018-2019. Matthieu Jalibert s'est blessé au genou, lors d'un match amical.

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii, Maui counties as Lane nears state
These swells will produce large and potentially damaging surf along exposed south and west facing shorelines. The forecast track of Hurricane Lane, with hurricane watches posted for Hawaii and Maui counties.

Asia Argento: leading figure of #MeToo movement accused of sexual assault
Ever since the first stories about #metoo broke, Argento and McGowan have worked together to be leading voices for the movement. Weinstein , I think, will acknowledge that there were times in the course of his life when he may have acted inappropriately".

Casualty star and TV stylist complete Strictly line-up
The 'Strictly Come Dancing' lineup for 2018 is officially complete as today the final two stars taking part have been announced . "Lovely helmet", Stacey Solomon joked as he whipped it off.

Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon Go Head-to-Head With Epic Dance Moves
Cardi said she's been blessed with fans "that you can't buy", looking into the camera and shouting an expletive. Nicki Minaj picked up the award for Best Hip Hop Video and Imagine Dragons won the award for Best Rock Video.

Salah sets up 2 goals, Liverpool beats Palace 2-0 in EPL
Milner, ignoring the sound and fury, nervelessly sent Wayne Hennessey the wrong way with his spot-kick. We are not a team who will cry over that penalty, we just carry on".

Plane with 16 people on board attempting emergency landing in MA
The Federal Aviation Administration says it was diverted to Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Westfield, Massachusetts. The plane was expected to make a crash landing at Teterboro around noon, but was diverted to Westfield-Barnes.