Twitch Launches 'Free Games With Prime' Program For Subscribers

  • Twitch Launches 'Free Games With Prime' Program For Subscribers

Twitch Launches 'Free Games With Prime' Program For Subscribers

Provided you have a Twitch Prime membership-which is one of the free perks for being an Amazon Prime subscriber-you'll actually be getting much more this week than just the winning game, which turned out to be Shadow Tactics. Now, the online giant will start offering free games from their archives for Prime customers to keep.

Another of the Indie Amplifier games, Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation, will join Shadow Tactics in being offered for free starting on March 15. It's just that under the new "Free Games With Prime", subscribers will now gain this benefit every single month.

The program will continue with new games each month, so you can download the current batch through March 31, with April's opening games including Tales From the Borderlands, Steamworld Dig 2, Kingsway, Tokyo 42 and Dubwars.

Free games have intermittently been made available to Twitch Prime subscribers in the past, of course - and members can now download Devil May Cry HD for free.

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Image Courtesy of Ars Technica

Some games have already been offered for free by the service, such as Superhot and Oxenfree, while Hotline Miami-like Mr.

That's five games, all available for FREE and yours to keep starting on March 15th!

Twitch and Amazon formulate yet another big subscription-engaging strategy by giving out a slew of free games every month.

At this point, it's unclear the extent of this Twitch Prime program, especially considering how the users will be able to download the games, if only indie titles will be selected, how long this program will run or if players can get preference with their digital codes.