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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 for the new competitive games league, but the livestreaming service will also manage Tekken 7’s league operations, circuit events and …

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Microsoft Beam rebranded as Mixer

Microsoft Beam is no more. Instead, the platform holder’s interactive livestreaming service will now be known as Mixer, marking the next step in the evolution of its Xbox-based Twitch rival. "Mixer represents our vision for the next generation of multiplayer – watching and participating alongside your friends in gameplay streaming …

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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. The platform, which will utilise Hitbox and Azubu’s 20m monthly active users, hopes to be a main competitor to Twitch, and will be the only …

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3D eSports livestreaming platform raises $3.5m

Boom.TV has attracted investment totally $3.5m to launch a livestreaming platform that allows users to view eSports action from any angle they choose. VentureBeat reports that the tech streams a 3D construction of the game in real time. Viewers can then watch the action from whatever angle they choose. It’s …

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Mobile startup debuts iOS game livestreaming in Japan and Korea

Kamcord has beaten Twitch and YouTube Gaming to the iOS streaming race. While Android game streaming is possible with some apps, including Google’s recent YouTube Gaming, iOS users have until now been left out in the lurch. Now VentureBeat reports that Kamcord has debuted its livestreaming app in Japan and …

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Twitch app arrives for PS4

Twitch’s dedicated viewing app for PS4 has arrived on the North American PlayStation Store. Polygonreports on the app’s arrival following the company’s announcement at its inaugural TwitchCon event last month. The free download weighs in at 54 MB. ThePS4 packed the ability to broadcast gameplayvia Twitch at launch, but until …

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