Amazon Prime Offers New Perks for Book and Video Game Lovers

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If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you’re familiar with the perks: For $99 a year, members are provided with unlimited streaming of movies, TV shows, and music, among other benefits. Now, the e-commerce giant is offering two new features for the membership program’s book and video game lovers.

According to CNNMoney, bibliophiles can now read more than 1000 digital books, magazines, short works, and comic books through a new program called Prime Reading. The reading materials—which include such popular titles as The Hobbit, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, and magazines like People and Sports Illustrated—don’t cost extra, and they can be accessed on both Kindle and Fire tablets, as well as on the Kindle apps for iOS and Android. 

As for gamers, The Seattle Times reports that they’ll now have access to Twitch Prime—a program offering new perks on Twitch Interactive, the streaming video platform that Amazon acquired in 2014. It includes discounts on new-release games, an ad-free viewing experience on Twitch, and one free channel subscription on the platform every 30 days, along with other bonuses.

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