A new feature enabled Amazon Prime to make the experience of watching movies and series on the platform almost like being in a theater, but from home.
Or as they see it: a party where up to a hundred people can be connected simultaneously while they see something in the app.
“There is a fun new way to enjoy your favorite shows with your favorite people, wherever you are. With Watch PartiesYou can chat with up to 100 friends while watching movies and TV shows online. It is almost like looking side by side in real life, without having to share your popcorn, ”explains Amazon on its official website.
The function for now will only be for the United States and for premium users of the platform.
Watch Parties It is available in desktop browsers, except Apple’s Safari. Currently, other devices such as Fire TV, smart TVs, game consoles, connected media players, mobile phones and tablets are not supported.
How to use Watch Party:
- Find a movie or TV show: Click on the icon Watch party on your screen to watch movies. You’ll find it in the episode list for shows.
- Enter your name: Choose the name you would like to use while chatting. Create your Watch party.
- Invite your friends: Share your link Watch party 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, jump and search for the group.