This week saw the announcement of the forthcoming closure of Mixer and the majority of Microsoft's retail stores, as well as the reveal of a few more bugs in Windows 10 v2004. Be sure to catch up now.
Microsoft has announced that its game streaming service, Mixer, is shutting down next month. The company will transition users and streaming partners to Facebook Gaming over the next few weeks.
Microsoft's Mixer streaming service is now partnering with Microsoft Rewards, making it possible to redeem Microsoft Rewards points for a single-time, one-month Mixer channel subscription.
In the week that's on its way out, we've seen the unveiling of the Microsoft 365 consumer plans, the confirmation of Sea of Thieves heading to Steam, and much more. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft's gaming-focused streaming service seems to be the worst-performing platform among its competitors, falling behind as users flock to rival services like Twitch during the ongoing pandemic.
This week we finally saw who the new head of the Windows Insider Program is, what Microsoft plans to do about optional updates starting in May, and much, much more. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft-owned Mixer is adding a new 'Education' section to its website. This is likely to cater to creators that stream online learning content, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Microsoft will live-stream the DirectX Developer Day via Mixer on March 19 along with partners from AMD and Nvidia. Microsoft's graphics engineering team will also answer questions during the event.
Microsoft's content streaming platform, Mixer, is receiving major updates that include a new homepage, an auto-hosting feature, and a new experience for Xbox built from the ground up.
A recent report from StreamElements shows that Microsoft's Mixer and Facebook Gaming managed to grow their slice of the streaming market in 2019, chipping away at Twitch and YouTube.
After Microsoft's Mixer and Facebook started poaching some of the biggest streamers on Twitch, the Amazon-owned company is fighting back with exclusive deals with three of its biggest streamers.
A number of things happened this past week, including the arrival of a 20H1 build with no watermark, the confirmation of Halo: Combat Evolved testing on PC next year, and more. Catch up below.
Microsoft today announced some changes to clips on Mixer, including who can create them and how they can be edited. Partners will now be able to limit who can create clips from their channel.
Microsoft's Mixer service has announced that subscribing to channels is now cheaper, dropping to $4.99. This matches the Tier 1 subscription available on Twitch, but it's the only option on Mixer.
Microsoft is continuing to make investments in its game streaming platform Mixer by stealing yet another big name from Twitch. Michael Grzesiek, known as Shroud, will now be exclusively on Mixer.
Microsoft introduced today the Mixer Academy to help both streamers and moderators gain more knowledge about the platform and grow their presence using three specific course tracks.
A lot has happened this past week, including the expected Patch Tuesday, and the unexpected departure of Dona Sarkar as head of the Windows Insider Program. Be sure to catch up on the news below.
Matt Salsamendi, one of the co-founders of the streaming service now known as Mixer, is leaving Microsoft. Salsamendi said he will be pursuing his passion of working with lasers and music.
A couple of years after the company first added the ability to stream games to Mixer natively in Windows 10, the ability is now being removed, with users being directed to apps such as OBS.
As is always the case, a bunch of news came forth this week pertaining to Microsoft, including the split in the Release Preview ring, a Mixer review program, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft is launching a program that lets new Xbox Game Pass subscribers support their favorite Mixer streamers at no additional cost. This is just one way Mixer is letting users support streamers.
Microsoft's Streamer Review program on Mixer is meant to cut down on harmful content by reviewing accounts before allowing them to stream with a camera. It launches on September 4.
CD Project RED has confirmed that the next gameplay reveal of Cyberpunk 2077 will happen next week in a livestream. The originally planned PAX West presentation has been canceled, however.
There's been a fair few bits of news this week, among which was Ninja joining Mixer full time, the discovery of an upcoming cloud restore feature in Windows 10, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
Ninja, one of the world's most popular video game streamers, has announced that he will be streaming on Mixer full-time, signaling Microsoft's growing investment in the game streaming market.
The Xbox maker will be treating its fans who can't join its E3 briefing on June 9 in person by handing out a variety of digital treats to those who turn into the event live stream on Mixer.
Microsoft announced today that it will be launching Mixer Channel Progression tomorrow, which will reward viewers of game streams that engage with the stream by chatting, following, and more.
Mixer is launching a new artificial intelligence-based rewards program for stream viewers called Mixer Loot on April 30, in time for the release of Sea of Thieves' Anniversary Update.
Microsoft has highlighted some of its achievements in gaming for 2018, and has also promised exciting first- and third-party games, updates, and showcasing "new Microsoft technologies" in 2019.
Microsoft's streaming service is leveling up with a host of new features that make it easier for viewers to show support for their favorite creators without necessarily spending money.
A new report shows that YouTube has become much more popular for live streaming in 2018, while Twitch is starting to lose some users. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Mixer is left in the dust.
Microsoft's streaming service, typically aimed at gaming, will be celebrating Halloween throughout the month of October with horror movies streaming every Saturday starting this weekend.
The latest update to the mobile apps for Microsoft's gaming-oriented streaming service also includes the ability to edit and delete clips, a new first-run experience, and a couple more improvements.
It's been one year since Microsoft rebranded its Beam service as Mixer, and the service is thanking the community for is growth with a slew of new features for viewers and creators alike.
We are only a couple months away from the start of E3 2018. It comes as no surprise that Microsoft is ready - giving users a sneak peek at some of the things that will be happening this year.
Microsoft recently trademarked "Mixplay", which might be a play on the word Mixer- a streaming service that the company already owns. The trademark points to a video editing software for gamers.
Mixer will be the exclusive streaming partner for SMITE Pro League and Console Series events. Hi-Rez Studios will also utilize Mixer's co-streaming features, allowing viewers to switch camera angles.
Microsoft announced today that its Mixer Direct Purchase feature is coming soon, and it will allow those viewing a live stream to purchase games or DLC that the streamer is playing.
Mixer has just launched a new HypeZone channel for Fortnite. The channel shines a light on streamers who are at the tail-end of a match, bringing the support from a bunch of viewers with it.
OK, the ring is more an inspiration based on previous Super Bowl rings, but hey, it's got 188 diamonds and valued at $10,000. And you can have a chance at it just for winning a game streamed on Mixer.