Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Watch Occasion’ Now in India. Right here’s Easy methods to Set It Up
Amazon Prime Video’s “Watch Occasion” function — much like how the third-party Netflix Occasion extension works — is now accessible in India. “Watch Occasion” lets you stream a Prime Video title with as much as 100 family and friends members (so long as everybody concerned additionally has an Amazon Prime membership) and chat with them in a sidebar. Amazon takes care of video and audio synchronisation, all it’s a must to do is choose a title (and get the popcorn). With this, Amazon turns into the primary main streaming platform in India to provide you with a gaggle watch function of its personal, that works in every single place.
To get began, head over to primevideo.com in a Net browser. Amazon’s “Watch Occasion” is at present restricted to pc browsers corresponding to Chrome and Firefox. (Safari and Web Explorer will not be supported.) When you’re logged in, discover the title you are inquisitive about watching with others. On the title web page, it’s best to see a Watch Occasion button (as beneath). For TV exhibits, the Watch Occasion button can be accessible subsequent to each particular person episode. When you click on Watch Occasion, you can be requested to pick out a chat title earlier than you may hit Create Watch Occasion (as above). You will be then given a hyperlink you may share with others.
Your family and friends must be utilizing a pc browser as nicely, to hitch your Amazon Prime Video “Watch Occasion”. The one who created the Watch Occasion may have entry to video controls, together with pause, play, rewind, and quick ahead, Amazon notes. That is not like Netflix Occasion, the place everybody on the stream can pause, play, rewind, and quick ahead. However with Amazon’s “Watch Occasion”, the one management for individuals is your alternative of audio and subtitle language. This is not doable with Netflix Occasion, as a result of the browser extension has not been made by Netflix itself.
Amazon initially rolled out “Watch Occasion” within the US again in July. If you’re hoping to look at Prime Video along with your family and friends within the US, you may be dissatisfied to know that — not like Netflix Occasion — Amazon’s “Watch Occasion” does not work throughout borders.