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Twitch has raised over $75m for charity since launch

Raising money for charity has always been an important part of Twitch’s mission statement, but now the streaming platform has announced it’s raised over $75m for over 100 charities since it first launched. High profile charity drives include speed-running event Games Done Quick, which this year raised $2.2m for the …

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PS4 games come to PC via PlayStation Now update

PS4 games are now available on Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service, meaning you can now play PS4 games on your PC. 50 PS4 titles will be added to the service today, including Killzone: Shadow Fall, Saints Row IV Re-Elected, WWE 2K16, Tropic 5 and Tearaway Unfolded, with additional games being …

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Dailymotion switches focus to premium content

Vivendi’s streaming video service Dailymotion is backing away from the YouTube and Switch market with a shift to premium video. The former Yahoo acquisition target has signed up with Vice, Universal Music (which is also owned by Vivendi) and CNN to create what it described as high quality content targeting …

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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. The agreement secures coverage of major titles including Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II and Overwatch and, according to Twitch, reflects Blizzard …

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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 to make of it – though a potential competitor for Steam looked to be a major positive. While the platform …

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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 monthly active streamers, but the competition has never been fiercer. YouTube Live, for instance, has shown more growth than its …

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Facebook and ESL announce Facebook Live streaming deal

Facebook have signed a livestreaming deal with ESL that will see Facebook streaming over 5,500 hours of esports via its Facebook Live service, including their IEM and ESL One events. Spotted by PCGamesN, Facebook will partner with ESL to create unique esports content for the platform, including backstage Q&A’s with …

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Atlus softens Persona 5 streaming restrictions

Publisher Atlus has apologised for the over-zealous streaming restrictions that were imposed for RPG hit Persona 5. Earlier this month the company threatened to take action against anyone who streamed gameplay beyond the in-game date of July 7th. It said the rule was an attempt to prevent spoilers ruining anyone’s …

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Twitch to roll out new and improved subscription service

Twitch is planning to roll out a revamped subscription system for partnered streamers that could see a significant bump in revenues for popular streamers. This feature is due to roll out soon, and Twitch partners will be able to opt in later this month. This will add several new tiers …

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