Twitch is raising the price of Turbo, its monthly subscription that removes ads

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Twitch is raising the monthly price of Twitch Turbo, its monthly subscription that lets you pay to remove most ads, gives you additional emoticons, and more, in the US and many countries. In the US, it’s jumping from $8.99 to $11.99, and you can see prices for other countries in a support article on Twitch’s website. There are no feature changes to accompany the price changes.

Users were notified about the pricing changes in emails sent on Thursday. Current subscribers will have their current rates locked in for three additional months, and they’ll have to choose to opt in to the new prices. “If you don’t renew within the next three months, your Turbo subscription will stop renewing on August 31st, though your benefits may extend into…

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