Popular OTT platform Amazon Prime Video launched the ‘Watch Party’ feature for its customers in India, to ensure they can now enjoy a native social viewing experience on the desktop. The feature is available for Amazon Prime members at no additional cost to their membership.
Customers will be able to host and participate in the Watch Party, which provides synchronized playback with the host controls and a chat feature to communicate with participants. Amazon Prime Video Watch Party will accommodate up to 100 participants per session, however, every participant must have a Prime membership Or Prime Video subscription
Here’s how to start a ‘Watch Party’ on Amazon Prime Video
- Find a movie or TV show
- Click on the Watch Party icon on your screen for movies. You’ll find it in the episode list for TV shows.
- Enter your name – Choose the name you’d like to use while chatting. Create your Watch Party
- Invite your friends – Share your Watch Party link with up to 100 people. Your friends can join by clicking on their link.
- Start watching and chatting – Once everyone is ready, start your Watch Party. The host can play, pause, and skip for the group.