Google won't be purchasing Twitch, contrary to rumors. Retail giant Amazon announced today that they've purchased the videogame streaming site for $970 million.
So, you just took out three enemies in a row and barely rolled/flew out of the killing fields in one piece. It was an amazing run and you wish you could have shared it with the entire world, right? Well, Wargaming now has you covered.
For everyone who happens to be unlucky enough not to own a PlayStation 4, doesn't have broadband or managed to miss the sign-up window to partake in the Destiny alpha, will still be able to experience a lot of what the alpha has to offer with live-streams currently taking place on Twitch.
For gamers who are keen to keep up-to-date on all the visual happenings within the competitive online sphere of League of Legends, you can find some of the best live-streamed channels from Twitch.tv right here.
Videogame streaming company Twitch may soon become part of the Google family. New reports suggest that Google subsidiary YouTube is about to spend $1 billion on purchasing the upstart company.
Xbox One owners will be able to download a new Twitch app starting on March 11th. The updated app will allow players to broadcast their gameplay in real-time for the first time.
There's a pretty big movement going on in the gaming sphere right now as far as user integration and community socialization go and it's called “streaming”. This thing that probably appears to old people as some kind of hippy new-age thingis taking the internet by storm, and while it's available on the PS4 and any PC user, it's an advertised feature that has been missing from the Xbox One since launch.
Live streaming platform Twitch will be available on Xbox One when the console launches. However, players will only be watch existing video streams. They won't be able to broadcast their own gameplay at first.
The growing trend of eSports may not have permeated mainstream media yet but it's a force to be reckoned with and a force that's picking up a lot of support from all sorts of companies, including the ever-growing presence of Twitch.tv and the peripheral maker, Turtle Beach.