Before the weekend: Amazon is giving Prime members several products for free

Deepak Gupta January 11, 2022
Updated 2022/01/11 at 6:07 AM

For a few days they have been allowed to Amazon’s Prime Members look forward to some presents. Those who are particularly quick can secure a total of nine free articles before the weekend. For everyone else, however, they are also available until the beginning of February. Some of these are almost brand new products (release 2021), some of which were also given a very good rating by many.

Exclusively for Prime members: These gifts are waiting for you

If you didn’t know, you will be all the more pleased: As part of the subscription and under the name “Amazon Prime Gaming”, the company is giving away several video games every month to its members. The monthly free games can be found on Amazon’s promotions 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 January 2022

The number of free games played under the Amazon Prime Gaming Promotion given away changes from month to month. While there were a total of 13 free games to get hold of in December, the number before that was often only seven to eight copies. At the beginning of last year, however, there were already more than 20 games for free.

Free games from famous developers:

  • “STAR WARS JEDI: Fallen Order” (2019, Origin)
  • “Total War: WARHAMMER” (2016, Epic Games Store)
  • “World War Z: Aftermath” (2021, Epic Games Store)

You can get the full version of the three games for your PC via the stores and portals mentioned. Please note the different deadlines for the free download. So you can get the offer for “STAR WARS JEDI” until February 2nd and that for “World War Z” until February 7th perceive. All remaining games are otherwise until February 1, 2022 and available directly from the offer page at Amazon Prime Gaming.

More free games at Amazon Prime Gaming:

  • “Abandon Ship” (2018): 73% positive ratings out of 852 reviews on Steam
  • “Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered” (2015): 81% positive ratings from 3,274 reviews on Steam
  • “In Other Waters” (2020): 92% positive ratings from 816 reviews on Steam
  • “Paper Beast – Folded Edition” (2020): 96% positive ratings from 57 reviews on Steam
  • “Two Point Hospital” (2018): 92% positive ratings from 19,516 reviews on Steam
  • “WRC 7 FIA World Rally Championship” (2017): 74% positive ratings from 2,403 reviews on Steam

How to Get the Free Amazon Prime Gaming Games

The full version of the free games made available by Amazon can be downloaded for free via Amazon Prime Gaming. In order to be able to use the monthly changing offers, in addition to a valid Amazon Prime membership and the Twitch platform, which is part of the subscription, the download of Amazon’s games app for Windows is necessary.

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

Once you have downloaded and installed the app, log in there with the access data associated with your Amazon Prime membership. You can then receive the current free games secure permanently for free.

The special thing about the Amazon Prime gift: As a rule, you can keep all titles, even if you should cancel your Amazon Prime membership at some point.

Current Amazon bestsellers in gaming (as of January 11, 2022)

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

  1. PSN credit increase: 5 euros to 100 euros
  2. Nintendo eShop Card: 15 euros to 119.99 euros
  3. PlayStation Plus membership (1 month): 8.99 euros
  4. Pokémon Legends: Arceus (Nintendo Switch): 59.99 euros
  5. Xbox Live credit (Download Code): 15 euros to 100 euros
  6. VARTA longlife power battery 4.5 V block battery: 1.77 euros to 12.99 euros
  7. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: 54.99 euros
  8. PlayStation Plus membership (12 months): 59.99 euros
  9. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition: 22.99 euros
  10. SanDisk microSDXC memory card 128 GB (Nintendo Switch): 19.79 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 without advertising,” as the provider 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 a membership at a discount:

  • 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. For this purpose, trainees can also fall back on the cheaper offers.

For whom is Amazon Prime worthwhile?

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

What is there with Amazon Prime?

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

  • Gaming: Free games and other surprises every month
  • Exclusive offers: 30 minutes 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 do not even know. Here, too, you get a product for free or much 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 in order to avoid further costs. Additional tip: If you just want to get rid of Amazon’s Twitch Prime, you can do it in a few steps.

Sources: Amazon, Steam, own research

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