Tag Archives: Twitch

Twitch and Steam agree video streaming deal

Video broadcasting service Twitch has signed a new deal to link up with Valve’s digital distribution platform Steam. Users of both Steam and Twitch can now tie together both of their accounts, allowing players to watch video streams outside of a game. The news mainly affects DOTA2 players, who will …

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MICROSOFT: Xbox One Upload Studio expands console functionality; MS dropping MS Points

A new piece of software will give players a huge amount of control over how they share their games with viewers online. An in-built program called Upload Studio will at the touch of a button allow players to curate, edit and share their gameplay footage. And as the console is …

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MCM London Comic Con to livestream League of Legends quarter finals

The quarter finals of MCM’s League of Legends Tournament will be streamed on Twitch. The tournament is currently in its second round and is being contested by the likes of European Professional Challenger Series veterans Beasts Multigaming and British Tea Time. Up and coming teams Circle Attack and Chaos Legions …

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Twitch app heading to Xbox 360

Streaming video service Twitch is to get a dedicated app on Xbox 360. It should come as no surprise that the app will only be available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. In better news, it should go live today in the US. It’s not clear when it will arrive in …

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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm launch show attracts 1.1m viewers on Twitch

The world of eSports is once again demanding attention after Blizzard’s StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm attracted some impressive numbers. The game’s 21 hour launch broadcast from the Major League Gaming Pro Circuit Winter Championship on Twitch attracted over 1.1m viewers. Concurrent viewers hit a high of over 157k. …

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Twitch records strong growth, attracts 28m users in February

Justin.tv owned gaming video service Twitch has posted some very impressive numbers for February 2013. Last month the site hosted over 600,000 unique broadcasters that between them attracted 28m unique users. More impressively, each of these users watched an average of over 1.5 hours of video… every day. Twitch launched …

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Twitch: ‘New generation of gamers don’t want to read’

Game Informer and Gamereactor may be entering the UK, but according to TV giant Twitch, gamers don’t want new magazines, they want video. The US firm is like ‘YouTube for video games’, but specialises in live video and eSports. Its 23m unique monthly users watch 6bn minutes of video a …

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