Tag Archives: Twitch

Twitch Drops Subscription Prices in Europe (DTE)

The Amazon-owned platform is entirely free-to-view, but viewers can buy subscriptions to individual channels in order to avoid ads on their feed and support the creators. ... More

Twitch Launches a Rights-Cleared Music Catalog for Streamers (TechCrunch)

Twitch is introducing a new tool, Soundtrack by Twitch, that will allows it creators to add licensed music within their streams. The feature, which has been in development over the... More

Real Madrid, Arsenal on Board as Twitch Launches Sports Channel (SportsPro)

Spanish champions Real Madrid are among four elite European football clubs to sign strategic partnerships with Twitch as the global streaming service launches a dedicated sports co... More

Marseille to Stream Matches on Twitch (TVB Europe)

French football club Marseille will stream two upcoming matches on Twitch, the first French team to do so on the streaming platform. The games against Austrian side FC Pinzgau on 1... More

Twitch Opens ‘Watch Parties’ to Top U.S. Streamers With 70-Plus Amazon Prime Video Titles (Variety)

Amazon has found a new way to monetize its Prime Video catalog: It’s now letting top Twitch live-streamers host “watch parties” to provide running commentary alongside a sele... More

Twitch is Testing Subscriber-Only Streams (Engadget)

A Twitch channel subscription might soon get you considerably more than emotes, ad-free viewing and access to special chat rooms. The service is launching a beta for Subscriber Str... More

Twitch Emerging as a Favorite New Platform for Publishers (Digiday)

Publishers have been playing more with Twitch — and even, believe it or not, making money off it. As the Amazon-owned live video platform grows its sales team, publishers have in... More

Twitch Prime Ditches Ad-Free Viewing As It Woos YouTube Creators (FastCompany)

Watching people play Fortnite on Twitch will soon involve exposure to advertising even if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber. Amazon is removing universal ad-free viewing as a Pri... More

Twitch Locks Up NBA 2K League Exclusive Live-Streaming eSports Rights (Variety)

A lineup of nearly 200 games in the NBA’s fledgling hoops esports league this year is coming to Twitch. The NBA 2K League announced a multiyear pact with Twitch that includes liv... More

Twitch Will Punish Its Users for Bad Behavior on Other Platforms (Digital Trends)

Twitch is a great platform for gaming streamers to share their skills and personalities with the world, but the website has also long suffered with a harassment problem. New steps ... More

NBA Inks Twitch Pact to Live-Stream Minor League Games with Fan-Interaction Features (Variety)

Twitch is the latest tech company to make a sports play: The Amazon-owned video service, which specializes in video-game broadcasts, has reached a deal with the NBA to stream up to... More

YouTube Adds Low-Latency Streaming to YouTube Live to Better Compete with Twitch (Variety)

YouTube introduced some tweaks to its live streaming service Monday morning that are designed to make it easier to use the service for esports live streams — which happens to be ... More

Amazon Turns Thousands of Twitch Streamers into Product Pitchmen (Bloomberg)

Amazon.com Inc. will pay commissions to gamers, artists, chefs and others on its Twitch Interactive video-streaming service for selling products to their fans through its retail si... More

Twitch Will Stream the ’80s Arcade Gaming Show ‘Starcade’ (Engadget)

Starcade, the '80s TV show that had participants compete in arcade video games, will be back by the end of August. No, not as a reboot, which is in the works, but as a Twitch marat... More

Twitch to Live-Stream Three Amazon Pilots (Variety)

Twitch is programming more live-streaming content that falls outside its wheelhouse of video-game broadcasts, showing glimmers of developing internet-based equivalents of linear ca... More

Games Take a Back Seat to Gamers’ Lives (All Tech Considered)

For four to eight hours a day, Chris Schranck sits between three computer monitors and a green screen in his one-bedroom apartment in Queens, N.Y. It's his job — live-streaming h... More

Twitch Isn’t the New Twitter. It’s Even Bigger Than That (NYM)

The thing that bears repeating is that Twitch is huge — even though you might not have heard of it, and the concept holds no appeal to you. The service was originally a gaming-ce... More

Amazon-Owned Streaming Giant Twitch to Start Selling Video Games (GeekWire)

Twitch is adding an e-commerce element to its game streaming platform. The Amazon-owned company announced today that it will sell video games directly on its site, which is already... More

Twitch Adding Native Mobile Livestreaming in Hopes Gamers Will Broadcast more than Gameplay (FierceCable)

Video game streaming platform Twitch today announced the upcoming addition of native mobile livestreaming within its app. The announcement comes concurrent with the platform’s ad... More

Amazon’s Twitch Angles for More Non-Gaming Advertisers (WSJ)

Twitch, the live videogame streaming platform now owned by Amazon, has been actively seeking to raise its profile in the advertising industry, luring marketers with the promise of ... More