Entries in 'Twitch' (51)

Twitch goes IRL: why you should be attending TwitchCon

Twitch goes IRL: why you should be attending TwitchCon

Twitch is a big deal, we all know that, and it’s getting bigger still. The service is increasingly looking to spread its reach beyond its staple Let’s Play and eSports ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 21st 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Twitch secures Blizzard streaming rights

Twitch secures Blizzard streaming rights

Online video giant Twitch has announced that it has secured a global two-year deal for exclusive streaming rights for over 20 Blizzard eSports events.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2017 at 8:00PM in News
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Reaching out - We Are Reach on Twitch vs YouTube and why more publishers should have official VOD channels

When Twitch announced in March it was going to sell games and give creators and developers the chance to earn a cut of each sale, the industry wasn’t sure what ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 20th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 19th 2017 at 10:00AM in News

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Tekken 7

Twitch and Bandai Namco team up for Tekken World Tour eSports league

Twitch and Bandai Namco Entertainment America have announced an exclusive partnership to create the Tekken World Tour. The multi-year deal will not only see Twitch become the exclusive broadcasting platform ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 26th 2017 at 12:09PM in News
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Hitbox and Azubu merge to form Smashcast

Live streaming services Hitbox and Azubu have merged to form Smashcast, turning the newly-formed LA-based company into the world's largest independent eSports broadcaster outside Asia. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 10th 2017 at 8:00AM in News
SuperData

Game video content revenue set to reach $4.6bn in 2017 with global audience of 665m

The worldwide gaming audience for gaming video content will reach 665m in 2017, according to the latest report from SuperData, which is more than double the population of the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 20th 2017 at 4:00PM in News
Twitch announces premium subscriptions

Twitch announces premium subscriptions

Twitch’s existing $4.99 subscription is to be supplemented by two higher subscription tiers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2017 at 9:49AM in News

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Twitch launches game sales

Twitch launches game sales

Viewers of streaming video platform Twitch are now able to purchase PC game content directly through the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Video streaming platform Twitch has said that its service is in line for a much wanted quality boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
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Twitch to start selling games, with streamers getting 5% cut of sales

Twitch has announced it will start selling games and in-game content directly through its streaming platform starting this spring. Both developers and Partnered Twitch streamers will be able to get ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 27th 2017 at 2:48PM in News
Twitch Prime members get both Banner Saga games for free

Twitch Prime members get both Banner Saga games for free

The push to drive up subscriber numbers to the Twitch Prime service continues with news of a new giveaway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2017 at 11:03AM in News

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Twitch users spent 292bn minutes watching streamers in 2016, Overwatch most watched new game

Twitch has released its interactive 2016 Year in Review, revealing that users spent 292bn minutes watching Twitch last year, and that Blizzard's Overwatch was the most-watched new game of 2016. ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 16th 2017 at 11:04AM in News
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Twitch's new Communities to help aid discoverability

Twitch has launched its new Communities feature, an open beta directory that allows creators and viewers to discover and share content based on their interests more easily.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 10th 2017 at 2:36PM in News
Versus Evil Charity Clash

Versus Evil announces first charity streaming event

US indie games publisher Versus Evil has announced its very first charity streaming event. Dubbed the Versus Evil Charity Clash, streamers will be representing one of four main charities ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 26th 2017 at 5:34PM in News
Twitch IRL

Twitch loosens guidelines with new IRL category

Twitch has today launched a brand new content category called IRL. Designed to enable Twitch creators to share content from their everyday lives in addition to traditional gameplay videos, Twitch ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 15th 2016 at 6:00PM in News

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eSports Industry Awards

Watch the eSports Industry Awards at your leisure on Twitch

The live stream of the first ever eSports Industry Awards is now available to watch on demand on Twitch

on Nov 23rd 2016 at 4:48PM in News
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Twitch will represent TSM and Cloud9 in sponsorship sales

Streaming platform Twitch has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with both Team SoloMid and Cloud 9 to collaborate on many areas related to sponsorship and sales.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Twitch Prime

Amazon Prime subscribers get free Twitch sub and ad free viewing

Since Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 the two have remained fairly separate entities, but with Twitch Prime that all changes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

After what feels like a long period of pretty significant investment, we finally know what the first big projects to emerge from Amazon Game Studio will look like.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Alliance

Alliance and Evil Geniuses reveal new Dota rosters

Both Alliance and Evil Geniuses have revealed new Dota 2 teams, after rumours that both organisations were closing down.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 18th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
ECS

Epsilon eSports replace Natus Vincere in ECS Development League

Epsilon eSports has replaced Natus Vincere in the ECS CS:GO Developmental League as the latter pulled out of the competition at the last minute.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 5th 2016 at 8:58PM in News
Twitch to acquire Curse

Twitch to acquire Curse

Streaming platform Twitch has announced its intention to acquire online tech company Curse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Twitch's battle to remain the top dog of eSports streaming

Twitch's battle to remain the top dog of eSports streaming

In the face of growing competition, Twitch is still the streaming space’s market leader and this is helped
by its pro-gaming content.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 12th 2016 at 11:23AM in News
What is the future of watching eSports?

What is the future of watching eSports?

If you ask people who are not into competitive gaming where you can watch eSports matches, there’s a high probability only one name will be cited: Twitch. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 12th 2016 at 10:51AM in News