Amazon Prime Video’s “Watch Celebration” function — much like how the third-party Netflix Celebration extension works — is now out there in India. “Watch Celebration” permits you to 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 you must 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 bunch watch function of its personal, that works all over the place.
To get began, head over to primevideo.com in a Internet browser. Amazon’s “Watch Celebration” is at present restricted to pc browsers similar to Chrome and Firefox. (Safari and Web Explorer usually are not supported.) When you’re logged in, discover the title you are excited by watching with others. On the title web page, it’s best to see a Watch Celebration button (as under). For TV exhibits, the Watch Celebration button can also be out there subsequent to each particular person episode. When you click on Watch Celebration, you’ll be requested to pick out a chat title earlier than you may hit Create Watch Celebration (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 Celebration”. The one who created the Watch Celebration can have entry to video controls, together with pause, play, rewind, and quick ahead, Amazon notes. That is in contrast to Netflix Celebration, the place everybody on the stream can pause, play, rewind, and quick ahead. However with Amazon’s “Watch Celebration”, the one management for members is your alternative of audio and subtitle language. This is not attainable with Netflix Celebration, as a result of the browser extension has not been made by Netflix itself.
Amazon initially rolled out “Watch Celebration” within the US again in July. If you’re hoping to observe Prime Video together with your family and friends within the US, you may be disillusioned to know that — in contrast to Netflix Celebration — Amazon’s “Watch Celebration” would not work throughout borders.