Twitch not too long ago introduced plans to introduce two new subscription tiers – on high of the prevailing $four.99 tier – that’ll let companions provide extra perks to their most loyal subscribers (and naturally, generate extra revenue).
Twitch Product Advertising and marketing Director Annie Berrones stated they’ll quickly provide a $9.99 month-to-month subscription in addition to a $24.99 subscription. Perks embrace the flexibility to ship a customized message to the group upon first subscribing, getting access to extra emotes (if offered by a associate) and the choice to take part in “subscriber roles” throughout the Twitch App (once more, if supplied by a selected associate).
Berrones factors out that subscribing additionally helps a associate unlock new emotes quicker as a $9.99 sub is value two subscriber counts and a $24.99 sub is value six (the extra subscribers a associate has, the extra emotes they’ll unlock). I’m not massive into Twitch however apparently these emotes are an enormous deal.
Initially, the new tiers will solely be accessible on partnered channels that choose into the beta (it will likely be a rolling beta with new channels added weekly).
This is solely the start. Later this yr, Twitch will probably be adding different long-requested options like the flexibility for a consumer to present a channel subscription to a different non-subbed consumer. They’re already engaged on it, Berrones stated, and anticipate to begin testing it throughout the subsequent few months.
A full FAQ for each companions and viewers will be discovered over on the Twitch weblog.