Amazon Prime: Members now get something for free in a product category

Deepak Gupta February 21, 2022
Updated 2022/02/21 at 9:21 AM

Forget streaming with Prime Video or free shipping. as Amazon Prime member maybe you don’t even know one of the best and most well-hidden advantages. Every month you will receive several products as a gift. Without any costs or catches. The campaign currently runs until March 1st.

5 gifts for Prime members: Here’s what Amazon has for you

Anyone who didn’t know it yet will be all the happier: the company is giving away free games as part of the subscription and under the name “Amazon Prime Gaming”. several video games every month to its members. The monthly free games can be found on Amazon’s campaign page. There they are listed under “Games with Prime”. You can currently find the following offers there for zero euros.

Pick up now: Free games in February 2022

The number of free games available under the Amazon Prime Gaming promotion given away changes from month to month. While there were a total of 9 free games to get hold of in January, the number before that was 13 copies. At the beginning of last year, however, more than 20 games were already given away.

Free games from well-known developers:

  • “stellar” (2016, Gog.com)

You can get the full version of the two games for your PC from the stores and portals mentioned. Note the deadlines for the free download. The game “Stellaris” and the following four copies are up to and including March 1, 2022 available.

More free games on Amazon Prime Gaming:

  • “As Far As The Eye” (2020): 77% positive ratings from 1,358 reviews on Steam
  • Ashwalkers: A Survival Journey (2021): 74% positive ratings from 79 reviews on Steam
  • “Double Kick Heroes” (2018): 83% positive ratings from 128 reviews on Steam
  • “Golazo! soccer league” (2018): 81% positive ratings from 124 reviews on Steam

How to get the free Amazon Prime Gaming games

You can download the full version of the free games that Amazon provides for free via Amazon Prime Gaming. In order to be able to use the monthly changing offers, you need a valid Amazon Prime membership and the Twitch platform, which is part of the subscription, as well as downloading Amazon’s games app for Windows.

  • Needed: Amazon Games app for Windows (to download)

Once you have downloaded and installed the app, log in there with the access data associated with your Amazon Prime membership. Until the end of the existing period you can then get the current free games secure permanently for free.

The special thing about the Amazon Prime gift: You can usually keep all titles, even if you decide to cancel your Amazon Prime membership at some point.

Current Amazon bestsellers in the games sector (as of February 21, 2022)

If you want to look around for other games in addition to the free games from Amazon Prime Gaming, you will find further offers in the corresponding product area. At present, customers mainly buy the following items:

  1. PSN Wallet Top Up: 5 euros to 100 euros
  2. Nintendo eShop Card: 15 euros to 119.99 euros
  3. Xbox Live credit (Download code): 15 euros to 100 euros
  4. PlayStation Plus Membership (1 month): 8.99 euros
  5. Pokémon Legends: Arceus (Nintendo Switch): 49.99 euros
  6. Elden ring (Launch Edition) (PlayStation 5): 67.99 euros
  7. Horizon Forbidden West (PlayStation 4): 62.99 euros
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch): 47.99 euros
  9. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: 58.99 euros
  10. PlayStation Plus Membership (12 months): 59.99 euros

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All advantages of your Amazon Prime membership at a glance

Amazon not only gives away free games to customers with Prime membership. For present 7.99 euros per month you can also “stream over two million songs and football live ad-free”, as the provider’s website says. There is also access to the Prime Video library and other content such as e-books.

In addition to the conventional Prime subscription, there are currently two ways to get membership at a reduced price:

  • Amazon Prime student: 3.99 euros per month
  • Amazon Prime student annually: 34.00 euros per year

It should be noted that a free Amazon Prime Student membership has been limited to six months since 2020. Trainees can also take advantage of the cheaper offers.

For whom is Amazon Prime worthwhile?

If you order a lot and regularly from Amazon, you can save on shipping costs for a product under 29 euros per month.

What is included with Amazon Prime?

Among other things, you get premium shipping, unlimited streaming and a rotating selection of eBooks and eMagazines for free download. According to Amazon, it offers the following advantages:

  • gaming: Free games and other surprises every month
  • Exclusive offers: 30-minute early access to lightning deals or limited offers
  • Much more: Unlimited photo storage, try clothes and shoes at home for a week and pay later

Additional benefits of Amazon Prime

In addition to the well-known advantages and the free games mentioned, Amazon Prime membership has two other advantages that many people do not even know. Here, too, you get a product for free or significantly cheaper than “normal” Amazon customers.

How can I cancel Amazon Prime?

Another advantage of membership: the Amazon Prime subscription can be canceled at any time. All you have to do is search for “Manage Prime Membership” in your account area and make the appropriate settings. Please note, however, that it is best to cancel 48 hours before the next billing to avoid further costs. Additional tip: If you just want to get rid of Amazon’s Twitch Prime, it can be done in just a few steps.

Sources: Amazon, Steam, own research

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