Today, Feb. 4, Twitch announced a brand new feature available to its users. Going by the name of Twitch Turbo this new feature is basically a subscription service that will get you your gaming content ad free. There’s a couple of other perks thrown in like special badges as well.
The new feature couldn't have come at a better time with huge estimated viewership for the broadcasts of Riot’s ‘League of Legends Championship Series’ starting this weekend.
Here’s the announcement which highlights the new features and how to subscribe to Twitch Turbo from Twitch:
Here at Twitch we strive to be the best video platform and community for gamers - both broadcasters and viewers. For months, the team has been working hard on the next big thing for viewers: Twitch Turbo.
Turbo is an all-new way to experience the Twitch content you love, seamlessly and without ads, all while supporting your favorite broadcasters. For $8.99 per month you gain access to a host of exclusive features to enhance your Twitch experience.
Ad-free Twitch: No pre-rolls, no mid-rolls, no companions, no display ads, and broadcasters still get paid. All you see are front-page takeovers.
Exclusive Turbo Badge: A way to proudly show the community your passion for Twitch.
Custom emoticon set: A Choice between the standard set and an all-new set of emoticons to express digital emotions
Expanded chat colors: The ability to stand out from the crown with Turbo-only chat colors.
Priority Customer Support: A way to get into the front of the line when you need help.