YouTube celebrity PewDiePie again stepped into controversy for shouting a racial epithet during a livestream of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The ensuing controversy has him now saying he's sorry.
Twitch has launched extensions on its platform. These extensions allow for streamers to personalize their streams by adding designs like live trackers or interactive experiences to their pages.
Twitch has finally introduced a desktop streaming app. If you use Twitch, you may want to download the app as it introduces a plethora of new features that you won't find in the web version.
Evo 2017 is underway and, per usual, you'll be able to watch all of the action through Twitch live streams. The tournament will take place from July 14 to July 16 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Everyone's favorite kids show is returning for an 18-day marathon on Twitch, with the streaming website announcing a Mister Rogers' Neighborhood broadcast, spanning a massive 886 episodes.
Twitch viewers may soon be able to support their favorite channels through higher subscription tiers. A leaked email suggests the arrival of two new subscription tiers among other features.
Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch has announced that thanks to its new transcode stack, it now supports full 1080p 60fps streaming. The feature will roll out to all channels in the coming weeks.
Twitch has pegged March 16 as the date when its Desktop App will be available in beta form. Based on the Curse client, this new one brings support for a myriad of community-friendly features.
Twitch is looking to keep streamers and watchers on its platform by integrating a Twitter-like social feed into its service. Users will be able to follow their favorite streamers on the main page.
Popular Twitch streamer Brian Vigneault died at home of unknown causes during a 24-hour World of Tanks marathon. Vigneault was streaming to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
After much anticipation, Microsoft is rolling out new features to all users of its Beam service. The website now includes faster video playback, a redesigned frontend, and Xbox Live sign-in.
Twitch has confirmed the dates and location for TwitchCon 2017, its annual gaming convention. The event hopes to attract in excess of 35,000 visitors, seen in 2016, with diverse exhibitions.
Microsoft is making things easier for Twitch broadcasters that want to stream Xbox One games, as Xbox Live now integrates with Twitch and supports capture card streaming on PCs.
User feedback platform UserVoice - used by the likes of Twitch, Microsoft, and many others - says it was hacked last month, and that weak encryption means "attackers may be able to decrypt passwords".
Pro-gamer-turned-full-time-game-streamer Erik Flom - who has over 130,000 followers on Twitch - had his livestream interrupted when Windows 10 restarted his gaming PC to install automatic updates.
The developer of popular third-party Twitch app Unstream has pledged to offer his code to Twitch if they bring a Universal Windows App to Windows 10 PC and Mobile.
Twitch becomes the latest streaming video service to move from Flash to an HTML5-based solution. The change will come in 2016 along with a revamped private messaging system.
Google has announced that it will soon be possible to stream games from your Android device directly to YouTube. The initial rollout will be focused in Japan and will arrive sometime soon.
From today, Google will be hoping to make a dent in the game streaming market by launching YouTube Gaming. Initially available for users in the US and UK, the service also boasts 60fps streaming.
Twitch has started its migration that will eventually see the entire game-streaming service adopt HTML5 for its videos. But this is a first small step and they're just changing video controls for now.
Google is ready to do battle with Twitch for the video game streaming crown, with the announcement of its new streaming service YouTube Gaming featuring high FPS streams, dedicated apps, and more.
Twitch users will be required to change their password due to a potential breach that has occurred. Those that host via YouTube or Twitter will also be required to reconnect their accounts.
Twitch has announced its first ever TwitchCon which will take place in San Francisco on September 25 and 26. Gamers and broadcasters will meet up to discuss sharing gameplay videos among other things.
Steam's broadcasting service is now available for everyone and despite its beta tag it is more polished than it was just a month ago. You can now watch your friends' or strangers' gameplays.
As of January 2015, Microsoft Studios has changed its policy, allowing users to stream gameplay footage of the company's titles and monetize it via popular platforms, if they follow a few rules.
The PC games platform Steam has rolled out a beta version of its new video streaming feature that lets you share your game sessions with other gamers and is the first strong competition to Twitch.
It looks like YouTube might not be making a play for the streaming video website Twitch.tv. Instead, Amazon will be reportedly purchasing the company for over a $1billion dollars.
Microsoft has just announced some new apps that will be coming to the Xbox One. This includes ReddX, the first Reddit app designed for a TV experience with full account and voice command support.
Inspired by Twitch Plays Pokemon, a fish being tracked by a motion sensor is playing through the Pokemon game, and it has earned a dedicated following that anxiously await the fish's next move.
Google's $1bn acquisition of popular gaming video-streaming service Twitch has reportedly been finalized, and although the companies have not yet confirmed it, the deal could be announced soon.
A new report also claims that not only will game streaming video service Twitch will be bought by Google-owned YouTube for $1 billion but that it had rejected a similar offer from Microsoft.
Variety is reporting, via unnamed sources, that YouTube has bought the gaming-themed streaming video service Twitch for $1 billion in cash in a deal which will be revealed soon.
Microsoft has revealed some of the stats from its Twitch Xbox One app since it got updated with game video streaming features, including word 108,000 people broadcasted their games in its first week.
As promised, the Twitch app for Microsoft's Xbox One console has received its planned update that adds game broadcast features, among other additions and changes.
Microsoft has posted a video that offers a demo of the upcoming Twitch Xbox One app update that will add the ability for people to stream live gameplay to the Internet.
As promised, Microsoft has begun the rollout of its latest software update for the Xbox One, with a number of improvements and features, including better multiplayer and party support.
A new report claims that the upcoming Twitch app update for the Xbox One will stream live gameplay at a resolution of 1280x720 compared to 960x540 for the current PS4 version.
The Xbox 360 has added the official Twitch app, offering streaming video from the service's 300 channels. It will also host an official post-announcement show after the next Xbox reveal May 21st
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