Tag Archives: Twitch

Facebook Live now available on desktop and laptop computers

Facebook’s broadcasting and streaming feature, Facebook Live, is now available to use on desktop and laptop computers. For some time now the feature has only given users the ability to share live video content through their phones and mobile devices. Now, with the new changes to Facebook Live on PCs, …

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DreamHack and Twitch to continue streaming partnership through 2017

DreamHack has announced that it will continue its partnership with Twitch for the ninth year running. The renewed agreement will mean that events and eSports competitions at the computer festival will continue to be streamed on Twitch throughout 2017. This continues the deal established back in 2009 between DreamHack and …

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Twitch rebrands and enhances the Curse desktop communication app

Twitch has announced that the Curse desktop app will be rebranded to the Twitch desktop app and a ton of new features are being added.  The app, which will go into beta on March 16th, will make communication between Twitch users incredible easy, with voice and video calls and text …

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Twitch partners with Reddit for real life AMA event at SXSW

Twitch and Reddit are doing something a little different at South by South West this year.  The two companies have partnered in order to run an in person Ask Me Anything series, where tons of guests from all areas of South by South West will get on stage and answer …

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Twitch to start selling games directly, streamers to get a cut

Twitch has announced that it intends to start selling games directly through its platform.  The new system will see the streaming site offer games from Ubisoft, Telltale Games, Digital Extremes, Hi-Rez Studios, tinyBuild, Paradox Interactive, Trion Worlds, Vlambeer, and many more on its site.  Anyone that purchases a game through …

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North joins the ECS Season 3 Development League

FACEIT and Twitch have announced the details of the ECS Development League, including the teams that will be playing in it.  The competition kicks off later today, with eight teams from Europe and eight teams from North America competing for a chance to play one of the relegation teams from …

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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 a cut of the money made from game sales, with developers earning 70 per cent of the revenue and streamers …

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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. Members can until February 28th download tactical RPG The Banner Saga for free. Banner Saga 2, meanwhile, will be available to download between March 2nd-6th. Furthermore, Twitch Prime will donate $1 …

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