Amazon adds Prime Video Watch Party feature for India users

NEW DELHI: Amazon on Monday said it has added ‘Prime Video Watch Party’ feature for users in India that will enable customers to watch content with family and friends on the video streaming platform.

“Prime Video customers in India can now enjoy Prime Video Watch Party, a native social viewing experience on desktop that is available for Prime members at no additional cost to their membership,” a statement said.

Prime Video Customers will be able to host and participate in Watch Party, providing synchronised playback – which the host controls and a chat feature to communicate with participants, it added.

Watch Party will accommodate up to 100 participants per session. Each participant, however, must have a Prime membership or Prime Video subscription.

Currently, the feature is limited to only desktops and is not accessible via devices like mobiles or smart TVs.

The company said customers will be able to choose from thousands of titles available in Prime Video’s subscription video on demand (SVOD) catalogue, including Amazon Originals like The Family Man, Mirzapur, Inside Edge and Made In Heaven. (AGENCIES)


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