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Reminder: Amazon Prime Video is getting ads today

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

In case the hubbub of the holidays made you forget all about (or completely miss) Amazon’s news about putting ads in Prime Video, we’re here to remind you that commercials are coming today — unless you pay more money, of course.

Amazon just so happened to break the news right after Christmas, leaving a lovely email in users’ inboxes (that most people probably weren’t even checking at that time) to announce the rollout of ads. The new ad-free plan will cost an extra $2.99 per month, bringing your $14.99 per month Prime subscription to $17.98 per month or your $8.99 per month standalone Prime Video subscription to $11.98 per month. You won’t be automatically transferred to the new ad-free plan, but you can “preorder” the new tier from A…

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