Tag Archives: Twitch

Twitch is America’s most used live streaming site

Big-hitting live video sites such as WWE, Ustream and MLB are trailing in the wake of the phenomenon that is Twitch. A Qwilt report about live streaming usage reveals that Twitch claimed a 43.6 per cent share of the live video streaming audience in the US for the week of …

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Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Nine of the biggest brands in the games industry have signed-up to speak at this year’s Develop Conference in Brighton. Leading the new speakers is Twitch, as regional director EMEA Stuart Saw will explore the live streaming phenomenon and how developers can maximise the potential of their games on the …

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Twitch opens London HQ

Games video giant Twitch has finally opened a full European base on Carnaby Street in London. It comes as Twitch tells MCV it has doubled its UK traffic to 2m unique users over the last 12 months. The company’s new ten-man European team includes former GameSpot account director Michael Thomas, …

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Twitch co-funding Kickstarter title

Live-streaming service Twitch is putting cash behind Studio Bean’s Choice Chamber. The company has promised to match the remaining amount needed by the developer, which has been raising money through Kickstarter. The studio was aiming to raise $30,000 by April 20th to make the title – prior to the announcement …

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Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Streaming giant Twitch has for the first time offered users the chance to purchase a game via the service. Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing and Luftrausers developer Vlambeer is allowing gamers to purchase the Steam version of its next title, Nuclear Throne, through Twitch. You can now buy access to …

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Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

There were 108,000 unique Twitch broadcasts from Xbox One in the first week since the streaming tech was patched onto the machine. On March 11th specifically, which was the first day Twitch was available on Xbox One, 30 per cent of the service’s broadcasts were made from Microsoft’s machine. The …

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Twitch bolsters stability in Europe

Broadcasting platform Twitch has announced its new infrastructure addition in Paris, France – a move that will bolster the service’s stability across Europe. We’ve been hard at work delivering on a promise to bring more capacity to Europe,” customer experience director Jason Maestas wrote on Twitch’s official blog. More capacity …

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Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Microsoft has outlined the punishments it has in store for players who exhibit disruptive behaviour on Xbox Live. Those who reputation level falls into the ‘needs work’ category will from this month begin receiving reputation warnings”, the purpose of which is to remind players about their effect on the community …

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