Anime streaming service Crunchyroll has partnered with Discord. Beginning right this moment, customers will have the ability to show the film or TV present they’re at the moment watching on their Discord profile.
Crunchyroll is the most recent media firm so as to add “Rich Presence,” the “Now Taking part in” performance that mechanically shows the video you’re watching, the sport you’re taking part in, the music you’re listening to, and so forth. Discord customers may also hyperlink their accounts for Reddit, Steam, TikTok, Twitter, Spotify, Fb, Twitch, YouTube, PlayStation Community and Xbox, amongst others.
The brand new integration is rolling out to customers all through the day in over 200 international locations and territories. Be aware that some regional content material restrictions will apply since Crunchyroll isn’t out there in Japan and has a restricted streaming library in some elements of Asia.
To hyperlink accounts, Crunchyroll subscribers go to Discord on the internet or desktop app, navigate to “Consumer Settings,” click on “Connections,” and choose the Crunchyroll emblem. It is going to be out there on cell gadgets quickly, a Crunchyroll spokesperson advised TheRussia.
As soon as Wealthy Presence is enabled, the anime title you’re watching will seem as a small icon with a picture of the sequence, the season and the episode. Customers can watch together with their mates straight from their profile pop-out. There’s additionally a button directing customers to the anime streaming service.
“Anime is an journey, and Crunchyroll’s Wealthy Presence on Discord will enable our followers to take their journey collectively,” stated Kaliel Roberts, Chief Product Officer, Crunchyroll, within the announcement. “The Crunchyroll neighborhood likes to share their favourite anime with their mates, and now on Discord, followers have one other avenue to have a good time their favourite sequence, uncover new exhibits, and construct deeper connections via the content material they love.”
Crunchyroll launched its official Discord server final month, which it makes use of to announce new occasions and activations.
On November 2, Crunchyroll subscribers obtained a one-month code for Discord Nitro, a month-to-month subscription service that unlocks numerous perks like customized emojis and stickers, HD video streaming and extra. Equally, Discord Nitro customers have been supplied one month of Crunchyroll’s $9.99/month subscription, “Mega Fan.” Crunchyroll has a free ad-supported plan and three paid tiers.