Amazon Alexa now has in-skill purchases, the new DLC?

Amazon adds in-skill purchases to Alexa, surprising exactly no one.

@JakConnorTT
Published Fri, Dec 1 2017 4:30 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:53 AM CST

Amazon's Jeff Bezos has had quite an increase in net worth over the course of the Black Friday sales, mixed in with Alexa sales taking off, Amazon have now added a subscription fee for Alexa's in-skill purchases.

Amazon Alexa now has in-skill purchases, the new DLC? | TweakTown.com

In-skill purchases is the app store of voice commands for your Alexa device, allowing for third-party developers to contribute to the new platform is setting the foundations for a future mainstream adoption into voice commanded devices.

Games that will be featured on the new subscription side of Alexa will be Match Game, Heads Up and a trivia game from the History Channel. These in-skill purchases and the subscription are currently both in preview and will be made available to a larger number of people sometime next year.

Amazon has crushed this with their pricing on the additional Alexa content, rolling out at only a $1.99 a month for existing Amazon Prime subscribers Alexa's in-skill purchases will offer an array of convenient software in the coming years.

NEWS SOURCE:techcrunch.com

Jak joined the TweakTown team in 2017 and has since reviewed 100s of new tech products and kept us informed daily on the latest science and space news. Jak's love for science, space, and technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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