I mentioned last month that Amazon had five free video games for Amazon Prime members. All you had to do was link your Amazon Prime account to your Twitch account and you could select and download the games.
This month, to coincide with Prime Day and such, Amazon has a bunch of games available. Each are available only for a couple of days, and the first on the list is the excellent Pillars of Eternity: Definitive Edition.
That game is only available through the end of the day tomorrow, July 4, 2018. So if you’re reading this after that date, it’s gone.
To claim the game you need to have a Twitch account and have the Twitch Client installed. The Twitch Client used to be the Curse Client until Amazon bought Curse and Twitch and combined them. It still keeps your WoW addons up to date, but you can also watch Twitch on it… and download free games.
When you have that setup you can go to the Twitch Prime page, login to your Twitch account, link your Twitch account with your Amazon Prime account if you have not done that already, and then claim the games in which you are interested.
Once you have click claim on the web site the game will be available to download in the Twitch client.
Other games are available over the course of the month.
Amazon is clearly trying to push Twitch into the arena of online game sales to compete with Steam, GoG, and whoever. As Ars Technica points out, the Twitch interface is a long way from anything like Steam when it comes to information or utility.