The series and movie broadcasting platform Hulu started testing its new feature. The feature called Hulu Watch Party allows Hulu users to watch up to 8 people together. The feature is still only available on the computer.
The series and movie broadcasting platforms, which are frequently mentioned in this period when we stay at home due to coronavirus, continue to improve themselves by constantly adding new features. Hulu, one of Netflix’s gear rivals, seems to be able to satisfy its users with its new feature. The platform, which does not serve in our country yet, has started to test its feature called Hulu Watch Party.
This feature, which enables Hulu users who are physically in different locations to watch the same content at the same time, started to be used on May 28. The application, which allows up to 8 people to watch together, is only available on a computer. Hulu users who access the platform from television and mobile cannot benefit from this instant feature. Also, to take advantage of the feature, it is necessary to be a member of the ad-free package.
Only ad-free package users will be able to take advantage of the feature:
Unfortunately, users who use the advertised package while accessing Hulu and access the service via Disney + will not be able to benefit from this feature. However, the Watch Party feature will only be available on certain content.
“Hulu Watch Party is a test feature that allows Hulu subscribers to watch movies and TV shows together and connect over long distances. This feature synchronizes video playback for all participants and adds a group talk to the video being watched,” said Hulu.
The feature has an age limit of 18:
To take advantage of the feature, first visit the website of Hulu and search for a content titled ‘Watch Party can be watched. Start watching by clicking on the “Watch Party” icon in the details section of the content. The company also has an age limit of 18 for users who want to take advantage of the feature.
Once the co-viewing starts, users have the opportunity to chat with each other through the window on the right side of the screen. The feature does not neglect to offer some facilities to the users. Any user left behind in the monitoring section can synchronize with other users by pressing the “click to catch” button. For now, it is not yet known whether the feature used only in the computer version will come to other platforms.