Sep 2, 2020

Watch Parties are now available to creators around the world

Our global creator community has been eagerly awaiting the full release of Watch Parties ever since our closed beta with a small group of creators in October. Well, grab your PopCorn and gather your community, because today we’re officially rolling out Watch Parties to all creators worldwide. 

With Watch Parties, you can kick back, relax, and connect with your community while you enjoy your favorite movies or TV shows on Prime Video.

  • Watch what you love: Enjoy new movies and TV shows, indie favorites, cult classics, and more with Prime Video.
  • Share the screen Your webcam appears in the video player above Chat so your community can watch you react to every joke and scare.
  • Invite your global community: Viewers around the world can participate in Watch Parties if the title is available with a Prime or Prime Video subscription in their region.
  • Feel the love: Your viewers can show their support like they normally would with Bits and Subs.

We’re thrilled to give you more ways to interact with your audience. Here’s how you can get started with Watch Parties today:

  • 1: Add the Watch Party Quick Action to your Stream Manager
  • 2: Connect Watch Parties to your Prime or Prime Video account
  • 3: Choose the Prime Video movie or TV show you want to watch with your community
  • 4: Go live with your webcam and mic
  • 5: Start your Watch Party and enjoy with your community. Snacks: highly encouraged.

A big shout out to all the creators who participated in the Watch Parties beta and helped us make the product even better through their testing and feedback. We’re working on making Watch Parties viewable on mobile devices, and we expect to roll out that feature in the coming months. For more details on the feature and tips for getting started, check out the Watch Party help page.

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