Dec 8, 2017 - By Phong Tran

#SUBsale — Save 20% on all new subscriptions, including gifted subs!

Now it’s even easier to support the streamers you love and give the gift of Twitch for the holidays! Starting now through January 6, get 20% off the first month of a new subscription to any channel offering a recurring subscription on Twitch.

For the first time ever, gifted subs are also discounted by 20%! Whichever option you choose, streamers will still receive the same amount of support from your subscription as if it was bought at the regular price.

Gifting a subscription to someone is super easy. Just click their name in chat, and when their user card pops up you’ll see a Gift a Sub button. Or you can click the Subscribe button at the top of a channel page, select Gift a Sub, and then type their username into the search field to select your lucky recipient.

Get in the holiday spirit this year by supporting streamers, and spread the love by gifting subs, all at a sweet 20% discount!

Burning (Freezing?) Questions

What do you mean ‘new’ subscription?

It means you can only get this discount on a channel you have not been subscribed to for at least 32 days.

Is there a limit to how many subscriptions or gifted subs I can buy at the 20% discount?

Nope! As long as they qualify as new, you’re good to go.

Does this apply to both Partner and Affiliate channels?

Yes to both as long as they offer a recurring subscription.

Does this apply to the $4.99, $9.99 and $24.99 Subscription options?

Yes to all three.

How long will a subscription be 20% off?

Only the first month of a new recurring sub is 20% off. After one month, it will return to normal price. Gifted subs only last one month, and that month is 20% off during this sale.

What about tax and VAT?

The 20% discount is on the base price of the subscription before any taxes are applied. Taxes are applied on the discounted price.

When exactly is this happening?

Starting now and ending 11:59PM PDT January 6.

Where can I receive the 20% off discount?

20% off the first month of any new subscription is available on the desktop web browser (, an Android mobile web browser (, and the subscriptions landing page ( This discount is not available on the Twitch Mobile App nor the Twitch Desktop App.

20% off gifted subscriptions is available on the desktop web browser ( This discount is not available on a mobile web browser, the subscriptions landing page, the Twitch Mobile App nor the Twitch Desktop App.

Can I buy a subscription to a channel for which I was gifted a sub?

Yes, you can. When you have an active gift subscription to a channel, you can purchase a subscription either using the subscription button in the upper right of the video player, or on your subscription management page. You will not be charged until after your gift subscription ends.

Can I buy someone an upgraded sub as a gift? My friend has a $4.99 sub and I want to gift him an upgrade to a $24.99 sub for a month.

Upgrades are not currently available through Subscription Gifting.

Can I decline to receive a gifted subscription?

When someone gifts you a sub, you will automatically receive the subscription, and the Partner or Affiliate subscribed to will receive the support from that subscription. You may choose to disable the subscription benefits if that channel does not suit you, but we want to make sure the support still goes to that streamer, as the gifter intended. You can disable Gift Subscription benefits from your Subscriptions management page.

Are gifted subscriptions refundable?

No. All purchases are final.

How about team subscriptions?

Subscription Gifting is not available for team subscriptions at this time.

Can I gift a subscription through my Twitch Prime free subscription

No, Twitch Prime subscriptions can not be used to gift a subscription to another user.

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